Entrepreneur Design Contest Lecture Series: Invention and Market Opportunity, Friday 02/05/10 4PM, PHO 203

Speaker: Michael Pratt and Vinit Nijhawan
Topic: Invention and Market Opportunity
When: Friday, February 5th @ 4:00PM
Where: 8 St. Mary’s Street, PHO203
Food will be provided

Michael Pratt from the Office of Technology Development will be giving a lecture on Inventions and Market Opportunity. Michael is the Director of Translational Research & Corporate Relations. He provides support to faculty that participate in translational research programs through proposal development, implementation of translational research, and facilitating collaboration with industry.

Vinit Nijhawan is currently running the Kindle Mentoring Program and will give an introduction of the opportunities available through the program. Vinit is Managing Director of the Office of Technology Development and the Director of Enterprise Programs at ITEC (Institute of Technology, Entrepreneurship & Commercialization) at Boston University. Vinit also teaches an MBA course on Entrepreneurship at BU.

A good amount of money and a REAL opportunity to develop your product or service can present itself through the program.  Funding is available for prototyping your idea and for other expenses related to your product.

SAGE members can attend the SAGE social for drinks and finger food following the lecture.

Please register for the event at: http://tinyurl.com/edcrsvp

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