April is Riverside County's Innovation Month
The month of April will feature different innovative and entrepreneurial activities and events throughout the County. This month-long showcase has been coordinated by the County of Riverside Economic Development Agency, several cities, University of California, Riverside, Riverside Community College District, and related organizations to bring awareness to the many areas where advances in technology, innovation and entrepreneurship are happening every day in Riverside County.
KICK-OFF EVENT HOSTED BY UC RIVERSIDE
APRIL 3, 2017
PENTLAND HILLS BEAR CAVE
The complexities of the CRISPR Patent Landscape- April 5th, 2017
This discussion will provide an overview of the CRISPR patent story to date to provide the relevant perspectives on how and why this battle over patent rights began. The 2013 changes in patent law and how those changes will result in different issues for researchers and inventors going forward going forward will also be discussed. Best practices to avoid such issues will be discussed, as well as the impact of these issues on researchers and the commercialization of inventions. The complexities of practicing within the CRISPR patent landscape will also be discussed.
Date & Time
12:00 - 1:00 pm Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
Orbach Science Library 2nd Floor Room 240
(Lunch will be provided)
For questions and to RSVP, please contact: Judy Swineford at
SBIR/STTR Workshop April 7th
TriTech SBDC and UC Riverside, Research and Economic Development have partnered to bring you a complimentary workshop on the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) programs within the National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Department of Defense (DoD).
Who should attend:
Entrepreneurs and faculty looking for funding to commercialize their research.
Why you should attend:
•Learn how to develop a winning proposal.
• Hear from program managers at NSF, NIH and DOD about their specific programs and how to apply.
• Explore how to collaborate with the university, federal labs and industry.
• Network with other entrepreneurs and university faculty and researchers.
• Learn how to develop a commercialization plan and how to form federal partnerships.
• Find out about resources in the region to support commercialization.
Date: April 7th, 2017
Time: 8:00am to 2:00pm
Location: Highlander Union Building, Room 355
UC Riverside, Riverside CA 92521
Breakfast, Lunch and Parking (lot 1) are Included