WHAT: Penn's Executive Master's in Technology Management
Program has gathered experts in nanotechnology commercialization and technology transfer to discuss nanotechnology ventures and funding. Topics include the role of IP, market pull, funding, university research and collaboration and elements for success of a start-up. Penn's EMTM program is a two-year executive program based in the School of Engineering and Applied Science and co-sponsored by Penn's Wharton School.
WHERE: Wu and Chen Auditorium, Levine Hall, 34th and Walnut streets on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania
WHEN: Friday, Oct. 26, 2007, 6 p.m.
PANEL: David Hsu of Wharton, panel moderator, an associate editor of
Management Science and an expert in entrepreneurial innovation
Daryl Boudreaux, a partner in NanoHoldings LLC
Vincent Caprio, founder and executive director of the national NanoBusiness Alliance
Erli Chen, director of Nanotechnology Licensing for Penn's Center for Technology Transfer and former head of the Nanofabrication Group at Harvard University's Center for Nanoscale Systems
Anthony P. Green, vice president of the Technology Commercialization Group: Life Sciences for Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania and Ben Franklin Director of The Nanotechnology Institute