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Panel Discussion: Faculty Entrepreneurship – How, and Why, to Do It.

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Friday, October 17, 2008, noon to 1:00pm
ATLAS 229, CU-Boulder

Join the CU Technology Transfer office for this interactive panel discussion with two seasoned CU faculty entrepreneurs:

Leslie Leinwand
Chair, MCDB; Co-director, CU  Cardiovascular Institute; co-founder, Myogen Inc.

Garret Moddel
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering; co-founder, Phiar Corp.

The panel discussion will cover such topics as:

-Unique challenges for academic entrepreneurs: balancing tenure, publication, collaboration, and grant funding.
-Your lab: how to integrate commercialization work and basic research.
-Outcomes and exits: what happens if your company fails, goes public, or gets acquired?

This event is free and open to CU faculty from all campuses. Lunch will be provided – please RSVP by via email.

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