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Innovation Fund Finals – 2018 Spring Cycle

The University of Chicago Innovation Fund is excited to announce the Spring 2018 investment cycle. Applicants from across the University of Chicago, Argonne National Lab, Fermilab, and the Marine Biology Laboratory will compete for up to $250,000 in proof-of-concept capital. Previous finalists have built exciting technologies across a wide range of industries representative of the core strengths of the University and our partners.

Please join us for the final pitches of these fantastic teams to the Innovation Fund Advisory Committee, an esteemed group of judges made up of investors, serial entrepreneurs and industry experts.

Livestream //
A livestream of the 2018 Spring Cycle Innovation Fund Finals will be available for those who cannot attend in person. Watch the livestream >>

2018 Spring Finals Agenda //

8:00 a.m. –  Breakfast
8:30 a.m. – Opening Remarks
8:45 a.m. – BiomeSense

  • Kevin Honaker
  • Jack Gilbert, PhD
  • Savas Tay, PhD

9:10 a.m. – NanoPattern

  • Jenny Zhang
  • YuanYuan Wang, PhD
  • Dmitri Talapin, PhD

9:35  a.m. – ForeseeABill

  • Melissa Byrn
  • Samuel Volchenboum, MD, PhD

10:00 a.m. – Livebeat

  • Tony Zhang, PhD
  • Eileen Ye

10:25 a.m. – SafeRate

  • Dylan Hall
  • Shima Rayej

10:50 a.m. – Closing Remarks
11:00 a.m. – Networking Session

Finalists //
Learn more about the five teams competing at Finals on Thursday, May 31. >>

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