Wednesday, 20 June 2012 at 4pm
In the past, applied research and development was concentrated at corporate labs like Bell, IBM, Xerox PARC, etc. Today, innovation is more likely to be found at small venture capital backed companies founded by creative risk takers. The odds have never been greater that you, a scientist or engineer, might some day work at (or found!) a startup company. This talk is an introduction to this important and dynamic part of our economy, from the perspective of a physics professor and serial entrepreneur.
Doughnuts and coffee at 1600. Talk 1630-1730
All welcome! This talk is especially aimed at PhD students and Research Assistants, but anyone who is interested in this fascinating subject will be most welcome to attend.
Lecture Theatre C, School of Physics & Astronomy, James Clerk Maxwell Building, Kings Buildings