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George Shultz Innovation Fund Finals – Spring 2019

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Polsky Exchange North, Theater

1452 E. 53rd St.

Chicago, IL 60637

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George Shultz Innovation Fund Spring Finals

The George Shultz Innovation Fund is excited to announce the Spring 2019 investment cycle. Applicants from across the University of Chicago, Argonne National Lab, Fermilab, and the Marine Biological Laboratory will compete for up to $250,000 in proof-of-concept capital. Previous finalists have built exciting technologies across a wide range of industries representative of the core strengths of the University and our partners.

Please join us for the final pitches of these fantastic teams to the Innovation Fund Advisory Committee, an esteemed group of judges made up of investors, serial entrepreneurs and industry experts.

Breakfast will be available beginning at 8:00 am. Program begins promptly at 8:30 am. Networking will begin immediately following the presentations at 11:30 am.

Questions? Contact Nora Mansfield nora.mansfield@chicagobooth.edu


This event is part of UChicago Innovation Fest 2019, a month-long celebration of pioneering discovery and entrepreneurial endeavors at the University of Chicago. Organized by the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, the series of events, workshops and accelerator programs, including the globally recognized Edward L. Kaplan, ’71, New Venture Challenge, highlights the breadth and impact of innovation at UChicago in the areas of entrepreneurship and research commercialization, scientific advancements, and social and global impact. This year’s Innovation Fest will take place May 1-June 9, 2019. For more information, visit innofest.uchicago.edu.

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