2013 Presentation Materials

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All presentations have been converted to PDF format.

Plenary Presentation

The Creativity Gap: Courage, creativity and commitment in the new innovation economy

Presentations: Thursday, December 5, 2013

Working Together to Grow Partnerships

New Approaches for Partnership & Commercialization

How to Launch a Successful University Spinout Company

College Innovation Partnering Models


Accelerating Student Entrepreneurship Programs — the models, the successes, the challenges

The Case for Protecting I.T.: When it Makes Good Business Sense

Emerging Investment Platforms

Growing Startups Beyond Student Acceleration Programs

Presentations: Friday, December 6, 2013

Pathways to Commercialization

Reinvigorating Entrepreneurial Canada

Strengthening the Interface between Industry and Technology Transfer Offices

Lunch Plenary

New Perspectives on Addressing Support for Innovation

The Food and Beverage Industry: Untapped Potential

Fostering an Entrepreneurial Culture Among Canada’s Scientists)

On The Faster Track: Partnerships Leading to Effective Commercialization of Health Research

Is it Still Patentable?? Practical Advice for the Changing Biotech/Pharma/Chem Landscape

Social Innovation Matters

Cross Border Business Development: Challenges and Opportunities