This non-credit course is designed to introduce members of the research community to issues relating to starting and growing a technology based business. It is targeted at graduate students, post-docs, faculty, technicians and others active in research in a scientific or engineering discipline, who have an interest in creating a company to exploit the results of their research. It will be targeted at researchers in biological and physical sciences and engineering. It assumes no prior knowledge of business and will offer lectures on a diverse range of topics including finding financing, defining markets, hiring teams and protecting intellectual property.
Registration is free but required. You only need to register once in order to attend all lectures so when you register you will receive a confirmation for the program as a whole, which began on October 1, 2008. Please note that certification will be offered to those who check in at lectures.
To register please visit this site: https://www.eventbrite.com/register?orderid=2856961248&eid=173001452
Added by MaRS Discovery District on November 9, 2008