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Fayetteville, AR 72701

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Federal funding for basic and exploratory research is great, but working on real-world challenges that have immediate applications can be equally rewarding for students, postdocs, and faculty. Join Dr. Cynthia Sides, director for the Office of Industry Engagement, to learn more about demand-driven innovation and how this office is a resource for faculty in all disciplines across campus. She will lead a discussion on industry sponsored research that touches on asking the right questions, connecting with the right partners, getting the right contracts in place and exploring educational and professional options for students. Participants will leave with a new understanding of how demand-driven innovation can lead to additional research and commercialization opportunities.

The Science Venture Primer Partnership will broaden the programming and resources available to faculty and graduate students to amplify the economic and social impacts of university research and innovation. The Science Venture Primer Partnership furthers the joint goals and efforts of Startup Junkie and the U of A offices of Economic Development, Industry Engagement and Entrepreneurship & Innovation.

Events in the series include:

August

14 Funding past the fundamental research stage

16 NIH SBIR Drafting

22 Funding past the fundamental research stage

September

5 Broader impacts = commercial potential

11 Setting up your graduate student for commercial succcess

12 Conflict of interest

17 Demand-driven innovation

25 Broader impacts = commercial potential

October

3 Demand-driven innovation

10 Communicating science to the broader public

22 NSF SBIR drafting

23 Communicating science to the broader public

November

5 Conflict of interest

7 Patent process: From disclosure to notice of allowance

13 Patent process: From disclosure to notice of allowance

14 NIH SBIR drafting

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