Program

A 5-part virtual conference delivered straight to your desktop for 5 Thursdays from July 23 to August 20, 2020, 1:00pm ET to 3:00pm ET

NOTE: This program will be updated periodically. The panels, showcases, and speakers may change without notice as the virtual conference develops.

Day 1: Thursday, July 23 | 1:00 pm ET - 3:00 pm ET

1:00pm – 2:00pm Panel: Current and future innovation and investment trends on COVID-19
  • A panel discussion on investment trends and the next wave of innovation for researchers, entrepreneurs and investors

2:00pm-3:00pm Online Showcase of COVID-19 innovations
  • A showcase of IP and startups from university and investor portfolios that offer solutions to problems caused by COVID-19

Day 2: Thursday, July 30 | 1:00 pm ET - 3:00 pm ET

1:00pm – 2:00pm Panel: Government funding sources for COVID-19 research and startups
  • Government funding is an essential source of funding for basic research. This presentation provides the audience a look at what is available for researchers and entrepreneurs to further their research on COVID-19 solutions and technologies

2:00pm-3:00pm Online Showcase of COVID-19 innovations
  • A showcase of IP and startups from university and investor portfolios that offer solutions to problems caused by COVID-19

Day 3: Thursday, August 6 | 1:00 pm ET - 3:00 pm ET

1:00pm – 2:00pm Panel: Universities present their research priorities and technologies for licensing
  • This panel explores what universities are working on and the support they provide to researchers and entrepreneurs creating startups in the middle of this pandemic

2:00pm-3:00pm Online Showcase of COVID-19 innovations
  • A showcase of IP and startups from university and investor portfolios that offer solutions to problems caused by COVID-19

Day 4: Thursday, August 13 | 1:00 pm ET - 3:00 pm ET

1:00pm – 2:00pm Panel: Investors and their investment focus
  • An investor discussion with angels and VCs on how they are supporting their portfolio companies in the middle of this crisis and advice they provide startups trying to raise funds

2:00pm-3:00pm Online Showcase of COVID-19 innovations
  • A showcase of IP and startups from university and investor portfolios that offer solutions to problems caused by COVID-19

Day 5: Thursday, August 20 | 1:00 pm ET - 3:00 pm ET

1:00pm – 2:00pm Panel: Corporate internal and external innovation: Working with corporates in a pandemic
  • A panel discussion and presentation of new business areas and how corporates are working with their entrepreneur partners in the midst of COVID-19

2:00pm-3:00pm Online Showcase of COVID-19 innovations
  • A showcase of IP and startups from university and investor portfolios that offer solutions to problems caused by COVID-19

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