OARS Innovation and networking event Thursday

From Heather Johnston, OARS:

Sponsored by Miami University’s Office for the Advancement of Research and Scholarship in collaboration with the Office of the President, this event for the Miami community, area business and industry leaders, and the public will be held on Thursday, January 24. Sessions include the following:

10:00am-11:30am (322 McGuffey Hall) — Plenary SessionĀ involving TED Talk-like presentations from innovators representing regional business and industry, local government, business incubators, and Miami University alumni.

11:30am-12:00pm (322 McGuffey Hall) — “Leveraging Academics and Business: A New Approach for Innovation at Miami University,” presented by Jim Oris, Associate Provost for Research.

1:30pm-2:30pm (320 King Library) — Burr Zimmerman of Urban Venture Group will lead a session on forming partnerships and applying for Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grants.

2:30pm-3:00pm (320 King Library) — Xiao-Wen Cheng, of the Microbiology Department, will talk about his experience in the I-Corps@Ohio program.

2:45pm-5:00pm — Burr Zimmerman will be available for individual grant application coaching for Miami faculty in 15-minute sessions.

Coffee and lunch are included. To attend, please register by Wednesday. More information can be found here.