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Polsky Center Course: Entrepreneurship for Science and Medicine Information Session

September 13, 2017 12:00PM to 1:00PM
Building Offsite

University of Chicago
Harper Center, Room 223
5807 S. Woodlawn Ave., Chicago
Dial in: 1 (866) 282-7366
Attendee access code: 593 456 46

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This free introductory course in entrepreneurship for science and medicine is available to graduate students, postdoctoral scholars and faculty at the University of Chicago and Argonne. The goal of the course is to provide a greater understanding around what it takes to bring a research discovery or idea to market for a larger societal impact.

Taught by Booth alum Robert Altman, the course provides an introduction to the field of entrepreneurship, not only familiarizing participants with common topics and frameworks, but also introducing them to real-life entrepreneurs and investors. The course will have a special focus on entrepreneurship in the sciences and how scientists can play a role in the commercialization of their research and inventions from the lab.

The class will meet every Wednesday from Oct. 18 through Nov. 15 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Harper Center, Room C-07. Attendance is mandatory, and there is no cost to take the course. Teams or ideas are not necessary for application, though this course can serve as a precursor to or a continuation of the Polsky Center I-Corps Program. Space is limited.

Note: Interested Argonne employees should first seek approval for the use of any Argonne intellectual property.

 Applications are due on Monday, September 18, 2017, at 5 p.m. Apply online.