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Register Now for CMI’s CATALYZE 2023, held Thursday, Feb 23rd, 2023

Each year, the CMI hosts CATALYZE, a conference featuring seminars on the wide array of resources available through NC State’s Office of Research Commercialization, as well as talks by faculty entrepreneurs and successful entrepreneurs in the biomedical field from around the Triangle and the Country. 

CATALYZE is a commercialization conference to spark ideas and team formation for commercialization at the earliest stage. Commercialization begins with good ideas and a small team that dreams big. CMI is committed to provide the resources and networking to launch such teams towards success.

This year the Comparative Medicine Institute (CMI) is sponsoring its annual

CATALYZE Commercialization & Entrepreneurship Conference on Thursday, February 23rd 2023, at the McKimmon Conference & Training Center

  • CATALYZE will include an entrepreneurial competition where teams pitch their ideas for new startup formation. 
  • Teams will be composed of students and postdocs with science and business expertise. 
  • Teams can be up to five people and should include at least two trainees i.e. students / postdocs.
  • Teams will pitch the ideas at the conference and the winning teams will receive significant awards to further explore their ideas.