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June 2020

COVID-19 Webinar

Inside the Boardroom with Christopher Gergen

June 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Inside the Boardroom with Christopher Gergen How are cities reimagining their small business economies in the wake of COVID? Join social entrepreneur Christopher Gergen to discuss how cities are reimagining the small business economy. The cofounder and CEO of Forward Cities, a 33-city national learning collaborative that helped launch InnovateNC. Gergen is also founding partner of HQ Community, the largest entrepreneurial coworking community in North Carolina.   Register here

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COVID-19 Webinar

Public Health Crises of 2020: Combating COVID-19 and Disparities with Data

June 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Duke School of medicine

The public health challenges that have defined the first half of 2020 – COVID-19 and the overall health disparities it exemplifies – are geographically and demographically diverse and demand complex action across multiple dimensions of analysis and care. As a consequence, actionable data are required both to understand them and shape responses.  Experts from Duke, the State of North Carolina, and our national partners will describe data sources and approaches to confront COVID-19 and health disparities. This event is organized…

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Symposium

Equalize 2020: Women Academic Inventors Forming University Startups

June 24 @ 5:00 pm - June 25 @ 7:00 pm
Cortex Innovation District St. Louis, MO United States + Google Map
Washington University

Equalize 2020 is a pitch competition and symposium designed to take national action around the disparity of women academic inventors forming university startups. This event will provide a platform to select, coach, and promote women inventors with startup technology to engage the investor and corporate community, building networks and creating a sustainable effort to drive women-founded university startups.   Confirmed Speakers are Elizabeth Dougherty, USPTO Event Schedule   Register here

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Webinar

Inside the Boardroom with Kerry Rupp: Gender Diversity in Venture Capital

June 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

General Partner at True Wealth Ventures, an early-stage VC fund investing in women-led businesses in consumer health and sustainability will discuss gender diversity in venture capital. Rupp also teaches for NSF I-Corps, helping university-based research teams identify commercialization opportunities, and previously was founder and CEO of travel company Holiday Golightly and held VP positions at AllRecipes.com, Jobster, Classmates.com, and LexisNexis. Register here

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Webinar

I&E Conversations: Purpose & Team in Entrepreneurial Companies

June 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join I&E director Jon Fjeld for a conversation and Q/A with Paula Alexander—Senior Director, Sustainability, at The Clorox Company. They will be discussing purpose and team in entrepreneurial companies. Designed for students and those (re)entering the workforce; open to all. Register here

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July 2020

Startups Webinar

Virtual Accelerator Program for BME Tech: Petri

July 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

New virtual accelerator program to support translation of biomedical engineering technologies to spin-out companies: Petri   Interested in potentially launching a biotech startup? Please join us for a virtual presentation and Q&A with Petri co-founder Tony Kulesa and Summer Associate Ananya Zutshi (Duke BME, 2015), Thursday July 16th, 11-12pm.   “Petri is a dynamic startup accelerator focused on bridging the gap between academia and entrepreneurship. Petri was co-founded by an unparalleled team of entrepreneurs, industry leaders, and top researchers. We…

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Webinar

SBIR/STTR Q&A with the NC SBTDC

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Duke I&E is hosting a virtual Q&A session with NC Small Business and Technology Center (SBTDC) for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. The session will include a brief presentation from the Duke Office of Scientific Integrity (DOSI) to address Conflict of Interest (COI). Registrants will receive access to recorded content to view prior to the Q&A. Recorded content includes an SBIR/STTR federal funding overview, grant preparation, commercialization planning, post award management, a panel…

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August 2020

Funding Opportunities

Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative Essential Open Source Software for Science

August 1 @ 8:00 am
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

In a new effort to support open source software for science, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) seeks applications for software projects that are essential to biomedical research, have already demonstrated impact, and can show potential for continued improvement. Grants will be for a one-year period with the potential to apply for renewal in future cycles. Deadline: Aug. 2020 (TBA) https://chanzuckerberg.com/rfa/essential-open-source-software-for-science/

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Funding Opportunities

Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative Essential Open Source Software for Science

August 4 @ 8:00 am

In a new effort to support open source software for science, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) seeks applications for software projects that are essential to biomedical research, have already demonstrated impact, and can show potential for continued improvement. Grants will be for a one-year period. Open source software is critical to modern scientific research, advancing biology and medicine while providing reproducibility and transparency. Hundreds of software packages, libraries, and applications have become essential tools for research—so much so that many…

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Awards Showcase

LaunchBio: Big Pitch 2020

August 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
CasTag logo

The Big Pitch is a virtual quick pitch competition for the most promising biotech startups in the US. This summer series challenges all-stars from Cambridge, San Diego, and Durham to score points with investor judges. The winning startup from each region will advance to the National Championship in August where they’ll go head-to-head for bragging rights and our grand prize. On August 6, LaunchBio will determine the Durham Pennant winner. Each startup will submit a pre-recorded pitch which the judges…

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