Position your Research for Commercial Success

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A four-part innovator series for faculty, postdocs and graduate students

With research funding decreasing and companies turning to academic research for innovation are you looking for alternative sources of funding? If so OTT’s four-part innovator series is for you!

SESSION 1: Identify industry needs that align with your interests

Merrick Furst, PhD, Founder
Flashpoint @ Georgia Tech, (a startup engineering studio)

Identify industry needs that align with your interests. Companies are looking for inventions that perform better, faster, or cheaper than what is currently available. In this seminar Merrick Furst, PhD, who helps develop and produce technology startup companies, will speak about methods to discover what products are already available, identify unmet needs in the industry, and design experiments to solve them.

Coming this Spring
SESSION 2: Design research aims around commercially-relevant milestones
SESSION 3: Position your research for translational funding
SESSION 4: Commercialize discoveries with the Office of Technology Transfer

For more information go to Series Info or contact Ashley Myers


  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created By: Colly Mitchell
  • Created: 02/24/2014
  • Modified By: Fletcher Moore
  • Modified: 04/13/2017


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