Events/Speaker Series

Friday, Dec. 5, 2014

Michigan Business Challenge Round 1
1 p.m.​

The Michigan Business Challenge is a campus-wide, multi-round business plan competition where student teams pitch their ideas for the opportunity to win cash prizes totaling more than $75,000, gain feedback from judges, and expand their business network. Additionally, this year's winning team will receive a prize pack from Fit​bit that includes Fitbit trackers, a Fitbit Aria Wi-Fi scale, and Fitbit gear!

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

Working with Industry: How, When & Why?

5:30-7 p.m., G063 & G064, North Campus Research Complex Building 10​

What is needed before engaging with industry? How do I protect my idea? What do industry reps want to hear? Join the Fast Forward Medical Innovation team as we welcome a panel of experts to discuss best practices for presenting your innovative idea to industry. Panelists include Michael Bishop, Director, Medicinal Chemistry at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Chris Fick, Licensing Specialist, Life Sciences, U-M Tech Transfer, and Debra Grega, Associate Director of Business Development, Fast Forward Medical Innovation. RSVP here.