Innovator and Startup Success: Navigating Intrapreneurship and the Tech Entrepreneurship Landscape

Fri, Jun. 07, 2024 – 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

HUB-Robeson Center, 233 AB

For our final postdoctoral program of the year, learn about the extensive support network and resources available to local scientific innovators while connecting with one another.  This program offers expert insights and facilitated small group discussions led by Todd Erdley, the Central Region Director and Portfolio Manager for Ben Franklin Technology Partners and founder of Videon.  It also features a special guest, Dr. Ankur Verma, CEO of Lightscline.  Ankur holds a PhD in Industrial Engineering from Penn State and has successfully navigated the challenges of entrepreneurship along with the complexities of visa processes.

Topics include:

  • Broadening vocational prospects for early- and mid-career researchers
  • Support for tech-based startups
  • iCorp’s customer discovery
  • Happy Valley Launchbox resources
  • Office of Technology Management for intellectual property matters

Special thanks to Dr. Saeed Fosshat (Chemistry) of the Penn State Postdoctoral Society for coordinating insights.

Food and beverages will be included.

Register here.