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Commercializing Technology Basics

March 28 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

How do you build a company around an idea and take it out of the lab? Join this session to learn the basics of commercializing technology.  

Speaker: Mike Fenn

Michael Fenn is currently Head of External Innovation at Dewpoint Therapeutics, and is also a venture partner at Iaso Ventures. Previously, Michael was Director of Healthcare & Life Sciences at Harvard Innovation Labs, overseeing startup incubation programs and advising Harvard-affiliated founders. Michael also co-led initial planning of Life Lab Longwood, a new translational biotech incubator at Harvard Medical School. Michael was formerly an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Florida Institute of Technology where his lab focused on the bio-nano interface with applications in drug delivery, biosensing, and regenerative medicine. He successfully oversaw the spinout of two companies from his lab, including a YC-backed, ML-driven diagnostic startup that was later acquired. Michael received his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, M.S. in Materials Science & Engineering, and B.S. in Chemistry/Biochemistry, all from the University of Florida.


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