Reminder: Q & A session on new funding for start-up ventures, Aug. 25

Do you have an idea for an invention or startup company? Do you need help getting started? Then come and learn about a new resource that recently became available to the OHSU community.

VentureWell is a non-profit higher education network, cultivating science and technology innovation and entrepreneurship on university and college campuses,and moving them forward to commercialization. There are two available grant programs aimed at graduate students and faculty.Andrew Watson, PhD

Student grant program: VentureWell’s E-Team student grant program provides veteran coaching, experiential workshops, and early-stage grant funding of up to $75,000. (Deadline: Oct. 7, 2015)

Faculty grant program: The faculty program works to support student inventors by working to fund new, or modify existing, courses and programs in technology entrepreneurship, providing funding of up to $50,000. (Deadline: Nov. 4, 2015)

Andrew Watson, Ph.D., director of technology transfer, will be holding an informational Q&A session about the program to assist student and faculty entrepreneurs in moving new tech ideas out of the lab or classroom and into the marketplace.

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015
4 to 5 p.m.
Mackenzie Hall 2201

Questions? Please contact Andrew Watson at watsonan@ohsu.edu.