So You Want to Start an MRI Company? - What You Need to Know
Organizers: Orlando P. Simonetti, Ph.D. and Harald H. Quick, Ph.D.
Skill Level: Basic
Thursday 8 May 2008
Beyond the usual merits of academic research, the field of MRI offers exciting opportunities to start new businesses based on technological development. This two-hour course covers the basic steps from patenting an invention to commercialization of MR technology. Experts will present on patenting, commercialization in an academic environment, and funding sources for start-up ventures. Additionally, two researchers who have successfully started companies based on MRI software and hardware technology will share their own experiences.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
This course is designed for all individuals working in the field of MRI who seek basic guidance in starting a business. Prior training or experience is not required.
|14:00||Patenting of MR Technology||Mark Jay, Esq.|
|14:20||Commercialization of MR Technology in the Academic Environment||Jean Schelhorn, Ph.D.|
|14:40||NIH SBIR/STTR Program||Keyvan Farahani, Ph.D.|
|15:00||MRI Software Business Startup||Robert Judd, Ph.D.|
|15:20||MRI Hardware Business Startup||Florian Odoj, Ph.D.|
|15:40||Panel Discussion all speakers|