2020 Vancouver – R&D Management Events
Invention to Innovation: Creating the Conditions for Impact
This virtual event will take place on Tuesday 4 & Wednesday 5 August, 2020
Organised by SFU Beedie’s Chang Institute for Entrepreneurship and #SFUInnovates, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Some of the topics discussed at this event include: How do we create innovation policy, educational programs, mentorship and accelerators to enable more breakthrough science to move beyond university labs and make positive impact in the world? What can universities, research institutes, hospitals, and innovation ecosystems do better to help solve the global problems of climate change, Covid‐19, food production, neglected diseases? How can we create more knowledge economy jobs regionally around universities? What strategies can help science‐based ventures create and capture value from university research?
Keynote presentations will include –
How do you build regional capabilities if you are not MIT or Stanford?
Professor Scott Stern, MIT – Academic Entrepreneurship
Changing role of corporate research labs and universities
Professor Ashish Arora, Duke University
Finally, we are delighted to advise that the organizing committee will be waiving registration fees for the symposium but they do require attendees to complete a registration form.