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Unlock Innovation Dollars Through Academia - A Panel Discussion

Unlock Innovation Dollars Through Academia – A Panel Discussion

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Elevate your innovation game by tapping into the rich resources and expertise of academia. Discover the strategies to harnessing college and university funding, accessing skilled research talent, and leveraging high-end resources to accelerate your innovation journey while reducing costs and time to market.

Join our panel discussion and networking opportunity to learn the fastest approach to working with skilled researchers in your industry while using readily available academic funding to offset your project costs. Hear real-world examples of successful projects and academic partnerships across various company scale, revenue size and product types to learn how your firm can successfully access this source of innovation.

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Why you should attend:

  • Discover how to tap into academic funding, research talent, and resources to help your business reduce costs, accelerate time to market, and stay ahead of the competition.
  • Gain firsthand knowledge from real-world examples. These case studies span a spectrum of company sizes, revenue streams, and product types, offering a comprehensive understanding of how diverse firms have successfully integrated academia into their innovation strategies.
  • Establish long-term partnerships and uncover opportunities for collaboration with industry experts and academic institutions.

Who should join?

– Innovators and companies of all sizes and stages
– Academic researchers and post-secondary members seeking industry partners

Accessibility and Accommodation Requests

This event is delivered virtually via Zoom with closed captioning (CC) available. For additional accommodations or questions, please contact [email protected]

Meet the Panelists

This panel discussion is hosted by Innovation Factory, and moderated by Sherryl Petricevic from Profound Impact.



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May 01 2024


11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Innovation Factory (Virtual)


Innovation Factory
Innovation Factory
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