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VOL. 2, NO. 2, OCTOBER 2013 | techventures.columbia.edu
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CTV welcomes new Executives in Residence

 

Dear Colleagues,

Now in its second year, CTV’s Executives in Residence (XIR) Program continues to connect Columbia technologies and researchers with seasoned industry executives, venture capitalists, and serial entrepreneurs. With deep domain expertise, our XIRs have been an invaluable resource to the Columbia community.

I am very pleased to announce five new and one returning XIRs who will be working with CTV for the next three months to help accelerate the path of promising Columbia technologies toward market success: Brian Phillips, Kathy Timko, Robert Colao, Bruce Conway, Shane Eten, and Sam Kongsamut (full bios here). These six talented individuals span fields of software, life sciences, government/defense, manufacturing, clean tech, drug discovery, telecom and IP consulting, with experience at Johnson & Johnson, IBM, Nokia, IDT Telecom, TechnoServe, and many start-ups between them.

We encourage Columbia researchers to reach out to their CTV licensing officers or email us at techventures@columbia.edu to arrange a meeting with any of these great mentors.

Beyond the XIR program, CTV continues to look for opportunities to showcase Columbia innovations to industry and investors. On November 6, we will continue our partnership with 10 other New York research institutions, for the NYC Emerging Technologies Summit, focusing on promising biomedical technologies. We hope to see you there!

Sincerely,

Orin Herskowitz
Executive Director, CTV
VP for Intellectual Property & Technology Transfer

Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Introduction to Technology Transfer

OCTOBER 7 | 5:00-6:00PM | CUMC
As part of the CTV's Educational Event Series, Executive Director Orin Herskowitz will give his Introduction to Technology Transfer on the Columbia University Medical Center campus.
Columbia-Coulter Info Session #4

OCTOBER 10 | 4:00-5:00PM | CUMC
The Columbia-Coulter Translational Research Partnership is now accepting Pre-Proposals for its 2013-2014 application cycle. Come learn more about the application process.
PowerbridgeNY Pre Proposal Application

APPLICATION DEADLINE OCTOBER 11, 2013
PowerBridgeNY will provide support to project teams from these institutions to help commercialize promising clean energy technologies, either via the formation of a start-up or by licensing the technology to an existing company.
NY Daily News Innovation Lab

APPLICATION DEADLINE OCTOBER 31, 2013
The Daily News Innovation Lab is bringing in early-stage companies to work on projects to address media industry development needs identified by the Daily News.
eLab NYC

APPLICATION DEADLINE NOVEMBER 1, 2013
ELabNYC is a competitive entrepreneurship training & networking program for grad students, post docs, & early-career researchers from NYC universities interested in building emergent life sciences & health technology ventures.
NYC Emerging Technologies Summit

NOVEMBER 6 | 1:00-6:00PM | MSKCC
A joint initiative of 11 NYC-based universities and medical institutions, 20 presenters from all of the universities have 5 minutes each to present commercially ready bioscience technologies to an audience of more than 350 private and industry investors.
Patents 101

NOVEMBER 7 | 5:00-6:00PM | CUMC
As part of the Columbia Technology Ventures Educational Event Series, Dr. Jeff Sears, Columbia's Chief Patent Counsel, will be addressing CUMC innovators and other members of the Columbia community.




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