Upcoming trainings and events

Fiona Wills, Director of Innovation Development Group at UW CoMotion

Grad Student Entrepreneurs networking event series from the Career Center @ Engineering:

  • November 5, 2020, 2:00-3:00 PM: Grad Student Entrepreneurs networking event: “On-Campus Competitions For Entrepreneurs” – Register here
  • December 3, 2020, 2:00-3:00 PM: Grad Student Entrepreneurs networking event: “Team Formation & Mentorship Resources” – Register here

Team formation event:

  • November 12, 2020, 5:30-6:30 PM: Have an idea? Now you just need a team to bring it to life. Don’t have an idea? Contribute your skills and make someone else’s idea a reality! You’ll hear about Buerk Center competitions and connect with students who have ideas or could be on your team. This event is for all ideas, all levels. Open only to registered UW students. [link to RSVP coming soon]

Startup networking event:

  • October 21, 2020, 3:00-5:00 PM: Come to the “PNW Startup Showcase & Social” to meet like-minded students and community members involved in entrepreneurship and product development – Register here

“Invent-a-thon” – October 23- 25, 2020:

  • Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) is joining forces with MIT Hacking Medicine for the inaugural OHSU “Invent-a-thon”, a virtual health hackathon on October 23-25, 2020 to build innovative solutions to pressing healthcare challenges in Medtech and Digital Health/Health IT. Attendees will hear from inspiring keynote speakers, join an interdisciplinary team of fellow innovation enthusiasts, brainstorm and build a prototype, attend workshops, receive coaching from mentors, and pitch a solution to investor judges to compete for up to $40,000 in team prizes. Apply by October 7th. LEARN MORE

Bioscience Careers series – more details and registration information to be posted here:

  • October 22, 2020, 12:00 PM: “From bench to business: A path to tech transfer” with UW CoMotion’s Andrea Valladao, Technology Manager, Life Sciences
  • November 12, 2020, 12:00 PM: “Careers in patent law, copyright and Trademark” with UW CoMotion’s Scott Smith, Copyright and Trademark Manager
  • December 3, 2020, 12:00 PM: “Taking research to market impact as a career launch” with UW CoMotion’s Magali D. Eaton, Assistant Director of Innovation Training

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