1. URC Legislative Forum Series: Understanding Tech Transfer’s Role in Solving COVID-19 Challenges

    Mark Rivett posted September 23, 2020

    Virtual Event
    Tuesday, September 29, 2020
    9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

    Join leaders from Michigan State University, the University of Michigan and Wayne State University, the three universities that make up Michigan’s University Research Corridor (URC) on a virtual forum to hear how URC tech transfer responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, advances industries and drives our economy forward, even in uncertainty.

    Partnering with the MSU Institute for Public Policy and Social Research and the U-M Wolverine Caucus, Michigan Entrepreneurs, Inventors and transfer leaders from the three universities will discuss:

    • Emerging COVID-19 startups: who they are and how they help
    • University Tech Transfer: What is it, and why you should care
    • What’s happening nationally and how Michigan stacks up
    • What Michigan needs to do to compete and keep innovation in our state

    Click HERE to RSVP by Friday, September 25
    Questions? Please contact Lynne Small (517) 999-4007

    Peter Falzon, President and CEO, Ripple Science Corporation
    Jack Lipton, Chair and Professor of MSU Department of Translational Neuroscience
    Braden Robison, Chief Operations Officer, Seraph Biosciences, LLC
    Joan Dunbar, Associate Vice President, Research, Wayne State University
    Kelly Sexton, Associate Vice President for Research – Technology Transfer and Innovation Partnerships, University of Michigan
    Rich Chylla, Executive Director, MSU Technologies

    Britany Affolter-Caine, Executive Director, Michigan’s University Research Corridor