On this episode of Startup Insider, we tackle the topic of what entrepreneurs should know about university technology transfer.
Three recipients of the Iberdrola Scholarship Program for Energy and Environment Postgraduate Studies in the U.S. are currently studying for a master’s degree at the University of Rochester, including Samuel Steven from Rochester, who is studying for a master’s in optics and technical entrepreneurship and management with a concentration in energy and the environment.
The “60 Years of Innovation” event will celebrate the legacy of optics entrepreneurship at Rochester. More than 100 alumni, faculty, or staff members from the Institute of Optics have started 160 companies over the past 60 years. The event will bring together many of them, or living relatives, for a series of talks and panels.
An international expert on technology transfer will visit the University as part of the Farash Entrepreneur-in-Residence Exchange, a faculty exchange program sponsored by the Max and Marian Farash Charitable Foundation.
Dr. Yoav Medan, visiting scientist at Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, founder of Haifa3D and former VP and chief systems architect of InSightec Ltd., will be in Rochester from Sept. 15-26 meeting with faculty from across the University, addressing students and will also give a presentation on “The University, Technology Transfer and Entrepreneurship” on Wednesday, Sept. 18 in the evening at the Genesee Valley Club.
The Simon School of Business and the Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Rochester were co-hosts to Rochester-area high school students that are participating in the Urban League’s Summer for Opportunities Program (SOOP).
Dennis Kessler is co-owner of more than 60 area restaurants and the director of Entrepreneurship at the University of Rochester’s Simon School of Business.
Intrinsiq Materials COO Sujatha Ramanujan is trying to grow her company on a tight budget.
A group of students at the University of Rochester is cashing in with an idea to make life a little easier for asthma suffers.