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Applications to join Chain Reaction Innovations’ program at Argonne National Laboratory open on September 15. Attend an informational webinar for more information on how to join this elite program. As part of the U.S. Department of Energy Advanced Manufacturing Office's Lab Embedded Entrepreneurship Program, CRI embeds innovators into the lab for two years to develop and de-risk their hard-tech energy and science technologies. CRI provides participants the financial and technical support they need to evolve early-stage R&D innovation into a viable energy or manufacturing business. Pre-Apply to join Cohort 5, learn more at the informational webinars, and share this invitation with any colleagues who may be interested. Register here.
OHSU is joining forces with MIT Hacking Medicine and academic and industry partners from across the region to bring you the inaugural OHSU Invent-a-thon, October 23 – 25, 2020. Join fellow creative problem solvers and thought leaders as we work to build innovative medtech and digital health/health IT solutions to pressing challenges in 1) surgical care, 2) early disease diagnosis, 3) rural and low resource setting healthcare, and 4) management of chronic conditions. If you are healthcare professional, engineer, maker, researcher, entrepreneur, business expert, designer, developer, student, or patient who is interested in advancing healthcare then this is the weekend for you. You will have a chance to hear from inspiring keynotes, join an interdisciplinary team of fellow innovation enthusiasts, brainstorm and build a prototype, receive coaching from mentors, and pitch a solution to investor judges to compete for up to $40,000 in team prizes.
The University of Florida, in collaboration with the NSF Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS), will host a workshop for new and future Principal Investigators. New researchers, assistant professors, and exceptional postdocs considering academic career are encouraged to apply. Investigators from underrepresented groups in STEM are especially encouraged to apply. The main goals of the workshop is two-fold: (1) to provide prospective Principal Investigators who have just received their first award or who are considering applying for funding from the MPS programs with valuable information and advice on the policies, procedures, and opportunities available at NSF, (2) to train a pool of future reviewers and encourage volunteering to review as a way to learn about NSF process. In addition to informational presentations on various topics relevant to the future PI’s, all participants will go through full mock panel review processes in breakout sessions. Registration Deadline: October 2nd
Brookhaven National Laboratory will host a virtual workshop for industry researchers to showcase the capabilities and expertise available at U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facilities located at Brookhaven Lab. The workshop is designed to benefit both researchers who have previously used Brookhaven facilities for their work and those who are interested in learning about accessing them for the first time.
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