Corporate Selection Committee

We are accepting applications from Global 1000 and Fortune 500 corporations to join the Selection Committee for the University Startups Demo Day for April 2017. The next University Startups Demo Day and Conference is on April 18-20, 2017 at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC

2017 Corporate Selection Commitee for the University Startups Demo Day

The 2017 Corporate Selection Committee is composed of open innovation officers, corporate VCs, technology scouts, and corporate R&D that are actively looking at universities and university startups for partnership opportunities.

Pharmaceuticals and Medical

  • Astra Zeneca
  • Dessault Systemes SOLIDWORKS
  • GSK
  • Johnson and Johnson
  • Lilly
  • M Ventures (Merck, Germany)
  • Medline
  • Pfizer
  • Sanofi
  • Sony

Advanced Manufacturing

  • Barilla
  • BMW
  • Dessault Systemes SOLIDWORKS
  • Eastman Chemical Company
  • Faurecia
  • GSK
  • Hyundai
  • M Ventures (Merck, Germany)
  • Pepsico
  • Saint-Gobain
  • Sony
  • The J.M. Smucker Company
  • Unilever
  • Western Digital Capital

Clean Tech and Chemicals

  • Air Products
  • Barilla
  • BASF
  • Eastman Chemical Company
  • Evonik
  • Faurecia
  • Hyundai
  • M Ventures (Merck, Germany)
  • SABIC
  • Saint-Gobain
  • Schlumberger

Information and Communications Technology (ICT)

  • BMW
  • Dessault Systemes SOLIDWORKS
  • Faurecia
  • GSK
  • Hyundai
  • IBM
  • Saint-Gobain
  • Schlumberger
  • Sony
  • Western Digital Capital

Consumer-Facing Platforms

  • Barilla
  • BMW
  • Dessault Systemes SOLIDWORKS
  • Hyundai
  • Pepsico
  • Saint-Gobain
  • Schlumberger
  • Sony
  • Unilever
  • Western Digital Capital
The University Startups Demo Day provides road-weary corporates discover and review university startups in one place.
  • Better understanding for corporates of what is available in universities
  • Better coordination with universities in broadcasting needs of corporates
  • Better dealflow for corporates seeking to work with university startups

Be a Selection Committee Member for the 2017 University Startups Demo Day
  • View and review university startups in your technical areas
  • Broadcast your general scouting/investment areas via
    • Corporate Needs Broadcast webinars for your industry and technical area
    • Be a panelist in a Corporate Needs Showcase panel at the University Startups Demo Day and Conference in Washington, DC in April 2017
  • Meet with the Best University Startups for 2017 at the April 2017 event for networking and relationship-building

How do corporates apply and participate?

  • Fill-out the corporate information form to indicate what you are looking for and the technology areas that interest you
  • This form must be filled out by Global 1000/Fortune 500 corporate representatives wanting to participate in the Selection Committee for April 2017
  • There can be more than one representative per corporation
  • Download the sample scoring sheet as a sample of how to score the companies that interest you
  • Upon receiving your submission, we will contact you for follow-up
  • Review and score submitted companies in your technical area

Questions? Email Ria P. Ancheta-Adrias at riaancheta@ncet2.org

2016 Corporate Selection Committee

Here is the selection committee of the previous 2016 Demo Day

Phamaceuticals and Medical

  • Novo Nordisk
  • Pfizer
  • Sanofi
  • Abbvie
  • Astra Zeneca
  • Lilly
  • GSK
  • Amway
  • Dow Chemical
  • Givaudan
  • Sony

Chemicals and Engineering

  • Amway
  • Dow Chemical
  • Faurecia
  • GE
  • ICL Innovation
  • Hyundai
  • Karcher
  • BASF
  • Pepsico
  • SABIC
  • Sherwin-Williams
  • Saint-Gobain
  • Schlumberger
  • Sony
  • Evonik
  • Unilever

IT and Software

  • SanDisk
  • Schlumberger
  • GE
  • Hyundai
  • Goodyear
  • Sony

Consumer Facing New Models

  • SanDisk
  • Schlumberger
  • Amway
  • Dow Chemical
  • Hyundai
  • Givaudan
  • Goodyear
  • Pepsico
  • Sony

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