STEM Innovation and Technology Commercialization Class

Taught by Texas Innovation Center Executive Director Van Truskett, this course is designed to provide practical tools and know-how when thinking about STEM-focused innovation and technology commercialization.

“STEM Innovation and Technology Commercialization” will introduce concepts of Needs-Driven Innovation (derived from Stanford’s Biodesign), address the role of intellectual property protection and its link to the knowledge economy; look at the creation of a pitch deck for STEM technologies; explore technology commercialization in STEM sectors like energy, medical devices, software security, materials and others; examine the anatomy of SAFE and convertible notes; and discuss other relevant topics to empower and inform a developing entrepreneur. Students will participate in lectures and discussions with specialized guest speakers. Minority and underrepresented students are encouraged to register.

Details on the next course and registration information coming soon.