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Berkeley Cleantech Lunch Briefing

April 26, 2010, 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM PDT

Are you a cleantech entrepreneur?  Looking to join a startup company?  We're bringing together some of the Cleantech Open's best Alumni companies to talk with you about their experiences.  Join us for a "brown bag" lunch event as we discuss the Cleantech Open competition, offer great local networking, and have last year's finalist teams discuss where they are now in the funding process, and give you their insights into winning the competition.  Michael Cohen from the office Technology Licensing will also join us to discuss how entrepreneurs can work with the office to catalyze their companies.

Please bring your own lunch.  Drinks and dessert will be provided.  We look forward to seeing you.

Michael Cohen, UC Berkeley Presentation.

Location

Wells Fargo Room

Haas School of Business

UC Berkeley Campus

Program

12:00 noon - Registration, networking and lunch.

12:30 pm - Competition information, speakers and entrepreneur pitches

1:30 pm - More networking and Q&A

Presenters

Michael Cohen
UC Berkeley
Office of IP & Industry Research Alliances

Michael runs the UC Berkeley office that is responsible for leveraging the University's intellectual property (IP) in order to help catalyze the commercialization of Berkeley innovations, and bolster the sponsorship of campus research.

In this role, Michael leads initiatives that include (1) working with researchers and attorneys to patent technology, and (2) collaborating with investors, entrepreneurs and companies to license technology as well as sponsor research. Michael's management activities are highlighted in the office's Fiscal Year 09 Annual Report, and Fiscal Year 08 Annual Report.  

 

Adam Lorimer
Alphabet Energy

VP of Mechanical Systems Engineering

Who Should Attend

  • Any students, faculty or staff looking to enter the 2010 competition
  • Anyone interested in volunteer to help with the programs, or mentor a team
  • Members of the general public interested in the competition and Alumni successes

Registration Fees

Type Regular Door
General Public Free 15.00
Students (with valid ID at door) Free 10.00
 All prices in U.S. dollars. Sorry, no refunds available.
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