Join the Corporate Selection Committee

Be part of the NCET2 Selection Committee! Contact Ria Ancheta-Adrias to set-up a call: riaancheta@ncet2.org

IP2Startups and USDD Corporate Selection Committee Pool Includes:

Our Corporate Selection Committee is composed of open innovation officers, corporate VCs, technology scouts, and corporate R&D that are actively looking at university IP and university startups for partnership opportunities in the following technical areas.

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
  • Printpack
  • Saint-Gobain
  • Sony
  • The J.M. Smucker Company
  • Unilever
  • Western Digital Capital

Clean Tech and Chemicals

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

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 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
    • Speakin opportunity at a Corporate Needs Showcase panel at the University Startups Demo Day
  • Meet with the Best University Startups event for networking and relationship-building

How do corporates apply and participate?

  • Email Ria Ancheta-Adrias at riaancheta@ncet2.org to set-up a call with our team
  • You can be a tech scout, corporate VC, open innovation officer, R&D manager, or part of a corporate business unit that actively looks at IP and startups at universities
  • 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

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