Innovation and Entrepreneurship Workshop

Date: June 20, 2013
Place: Pavilhão do Conhecimento, Lisbon, Portugal
Organized by: Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program, funded by FCT
Registration Form: http://tinyurl.com/k649lco 

Open Call for the Pitch Coaching Session: http://www.cmuportugal.org/tiercontent.aspx?id=4660  

This half-day event (13:00 – 18:00) will combine a Pitch Coaching Session with Case Studies on “Multiple Paths for Technology Commercialization," and will finish with a roundtable about "The Life of IP." The goal of the event is to join our community to discuss different potential commercialization pathways, to provide an overview of different types of support for knowledge transfer in Portugal and at Carnegie Mellon University, as well as to provide an overview of the IP lifecycle.

Agenda

12:30 – 13:00 Registration
 

13:00 – 14:00 ICT Networking Lunch
                        [Number of participants is limited]

14:00 – 14:15 Reception and Welcome Session
                        João Claro, National Director, Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program
 

14:15 – 15:15 Pitch Coaching Session “Product Idea” 
                        (Call for students and faculty members; 5’ pitch + 5’ discussion)

15:15 – 16:15 Case Studies “Multiple Paths for Technology Commercialization
                        Moderator: João Claro, National Director, Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program

                        Speakers:
                        Susana Sargento, co-founder, Veniam
                        Hugo Gamboa, CEO, Plux
                        Reed McManigle, Manager for Business Development and Licensing, CTTEC, CMU
                        Paulo Marques, Chief Technology Office, Feedzai
                        Pedro Araújo, CEO, ACSystems

16:15 – 16:45 Coffee-Break & Networking 

16:45 – 17:45 Roundtable “The Life of IP”
                        Moderator: José Maria Maurício, Member of the Directive Council, INPI
                        Speakers:
                        Maria Oliveira, Director, Universidade do Porto Innovation (UPIN)
                        Reed McManigle, Manager for Business Development and Licensing, CTTEC, CMU
                        Luis Joaquim, Manager of Product Development Area, Critical Software

17:45 – 18:00 Closing Session
                        João Claro, National Director, Carnegie Mellon Portugal Program

If you have questions, please send an email to: event@cmuportugal.org .