Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute; Co-director, Center for Physiological Proteomics, The Scripps Research Institute
CEO and Founder, Techstars
Vice president, chief strategy and operating officer of the Texas Medical Center
President & CEO, Indiana Biosciences Research Institute
This year’s global summit focuses on how to do a better job of accelerating technology transfer and the commercialization of government-funded research to enhance regional economic growth and competitiveness. Summit session highlights include compelling case studies on how to attract industry to scientific research being done at institutes; smart collaborative platforms that align research institutes and industry; creative funding and partnerships that support commercialization; and the valuable role that regional innovation accelerators play in catalyzing, mentoring, and contributing to technology transfer. This year’s summit is paired with the WBT (World’s Best Technologies) Innovation Marketplace on Oct. 22-23. More information and online registration is here.