American Chemical Society-Portland Section hosts science startup forum at OSU

The Portland Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is hosting an all-day forum on science entrepreneurship on April 28, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Linus Pauling Science Center at Oregon State University. Participants can learn from the startup experiences of science entrepreneurs across Oregon, learn from science faculty, investors and intellectual property lawyers and gain the knowledge and specific steps to start a successful science business.

All science students, faculty, postdocs and others are encouraged to attend. Visit the website for more information.

The event is sponsored by the Oregon Nanoscience and Microtechnology Institute (ONAMI), OTRADI (Oregon Translational Research and Development Institute), ACS Oregon and Illumina, a global leader in genomics at the intersection of biology and technology.

 ONAMI is where academia, business and government come together to accelerate research and bring breakthrough ideas to market. The organization provides entrepreneurs access to cutting-edge resources and investors with opportunities to fund groundbreaking technology that has an impact.

Participants can:

• Meet science entrepreneurs
• Learn how to fund your business
• Learn about intellectual property
• Learn how to transform your science into a business
• Find your specific market niche
• Learn about employment law

All participants are invited to a special networking reception from 5-7:00 p.m.

Register online today!

Breakfast and lunch are included as well as networking reception.

• $25 for students, postdocs, unemployed
• $50 for general registration

Questions?
Email Jim Tung at jimtung@gmail.com

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