Faculty Workshops-Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship - Carnegie Mellon University

Faculty Workshops

SBIR 101

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
4:30-6 pm
NSH 3305
Presenter: Paul Petrovich, University of Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania's Premiere SBIR/STTR & Federal Funding Assistance Program

Learn about Small Business Innovation Research (SBIRs) in this training event presented by Paul Petrovich, Assistant Director, Technology Commercialization at University of Pittsburgh, Office of Enterprise Development.

Patent Search

Friday, March 18, 2016
3-4:30 pm
GHC 6115
Presenter: Reed McManigle, CMU CTTEC

Join CTTEC’s Reed McManigle, while he guides you through the process of conducting a patent search in your field of research. After a brief overview of the patent system and process, Reed will discuss patent searching strategies to determine novelty and freedom to operate. Individuals or teams will then conduct their patent search with real-time feedback on their strategies and results.

FDA 101

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
4:30-6 pm
Gates 7101
Presenter: Elora Gupta, Drug and Device Advisory Group

In this seminar, Dr. Gupta will be sharing her experiences with regulatory agencies, specifically the Food & Drug Administration, to help CMU researchers and entrepreneurs in medical products appreciate the regulatory standards  as well as opportunities for expedited development and approval of a well-differentiated product. Current case studies will highlight importance of prospective target profile strategy and FDA alignment.

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