Ascender Free Coworking Day + Office Hours

Ascender 6401 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA

Enjoy a free coworking day at Ascender and sign up for Office Hours with our team to work on your toughest business challenges. REGISTER About this event Feeling stuck? Want to bounce your ideas off a trusted expert? Looking for feedback on a pitch or marketing campaign? Just need to get away from your home […]

Webinar: Emerging Driverless and Automated Transportation: Designing for Inclusion

Virtual

Emerging Driverless and Automated Transportation: Designing for Inclusion When and Where: October 20, 2022 from 2:00-3:00 PM on ZOOM. PLEASE REGISTER TO RECEIVE THE LINK. This webinar will focus on the importance and challenges of accessible road transportation for the quality of life of people with disabilities. We will discuss driverless and shared-use automated vehicles, […]

Free

Expediting Innovation of Bioelectronic Implants for Vision Restoration

Virtual

SUMMARY The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is announcing a co-sponsored public workshop with the University of Pittsburgh entitled, "Expediting Innovation of Bioelectronic Implants for Vision Restoration." The purpose of this workshop is to provide a forum for all stakeholders, including patients, clinicians, manufacturers, regulators, and professional societies to share their perspectives on the safety […]

Start Smart Legal Series | How to Form Your Startup Company, Part 1: The Basics

Virtual

Start Smart Legal Series | How to Form Your Startup Company, Part 1: The Basics October 27, 2022 | 5:00-6:30 P.M., Zoom Learn the basic legal issues involved with new company formation, including choice of entity (LLC, C-Corp, social enterprise options such as non-profit (501c), Benefit Corporation, and B Corps certification, and other company structure […]

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How to Protect The Intellectual Property of Your Business? (Webinar)

Virtual

Date: 11/2/2022 Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT) Registration Deadline: 11/2/2022 11:00 AM (EDT) Fee: No Fee Point of Contact: Tunca Cali Program Format: Teleconference Training Topics: Legal Issues Description: Are you interested in learning more about how to protect your intellectual property and the corresponding rights? The importance grows daily as emerging companies, […]

USPTO – Intellectual property basics and helpful resources

Virtual

Intellectual property basics and helpful resources Unfamiliar with patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets? Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) experts about intellectual property (IP) basics and potential ways to protect your innovation as you transition from idea to product. The USPTO offers this free event for […]

Ascender Network + Grow: Health Tech

Ascender 6401 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA

Bringing together Pittsburgh entrepreneurs, startup founders, and small business owners for networking, lightning talks, and free coworking. About this event In celebration of Ascender's 10th Anniversary, we're hosting ten Network + Grow events— from August 2022 through May 2023—celebrating an entrepreneurial community where everyone can build, belong, collaborate, and thrive. EAT // TALK // WORK […]

SHRS Innovation Seminar: SEEDing Biomedical Innovation

Virtual

Academic innovators can access up to $1.2 billion in small business funding from the NIH's Seed Fund through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program or the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program. Join us to learn how these programs give access to essential funding for startups. Ms. Stephanie J. Fertig is the HHS Small […]

Start Smart Legal Series | Building and Leveraging Your Professional Team

Virtual

Start Smart Legal Series | Building and Leveraging Your Professional Team November 15, 2022 @ 5:00-6:30 P.M., Zoom In addition to your cofounders and team members, startups need a knowledgeable team of professionals from a variety of fields who are experienced working with startups. This includes your lawyer, accountant, insurer, and banker as well as […]

Social Media: How to Use Data and Analytics Webinar

Virtual

About the Webcast The NIDILRR-funded Center on Knowledge Translation for Disability and Rehabilitation Research (KTDRR) and the Center on Knowledge Translation for Employment Research (CeKTER) are jointly hosting this free webcast with presentations from the National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC) and the National Library of Medicine (NLM) at NIH. This webcast will focus on using […]

USPTO – Intellectual property basics and helpful resources

Virtual

Intellectual property basics and helpful resources Unfamiliar with patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets? Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) experts about intellectual property (IP) basics and potential ways to protect your innovation as you transition from idea to product. The USPTO offers this free event for […]