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  • Office of Tech Transfer Announces TechRevolution Seminar Series

    NC State's Office of Technology Transfer, a leader in fostering innovation and entrepreneurship, is pleased to announce its 2010-2011 outreach events. This years TechRevolution Seminar Series will cover the topics of entrepreneurship, social and sustainable innovation, and advancing new innovation programs.

    The TechRevolution Seminar Series was launched 2 years ago by the Office of Technology Transfer in support of full-spectrum innovation and entrepreneurship at NC State.

    All TechRevolution events are held at the McKimmon Center on NC State's campus from 5:30pm - 6:30pm. A networking reception will immediately follow each seminar. Seminar events scheduled include:

    October 21, 2010

    Topic: Evolution of Entrepreneurship               

    Dr. Mitzi Montoya   

    Executive Dean

    College of Technology and Innovation (CTI)

    Arizona State University

    William N. Wofford

    Partner

    Hutchison Law Group

    December 8, 2010

    Topic: Social and Sustainable Innovation

    Dr. Nick Hamon

    Head of Sustainability

    Bayer CropScience North America

    February 17, 2011                   

    Topic: NC State Impact: The LipoScience Story

    April 14, 2011

    Topic: NC States Research and Innovation Portal

    Dr. Terri L. Lomax

    Vice Chancellor

    Research and Innovation

    North Carolina State University

    Billy B. Houghteling           

    Executive Director

    Office of Technology Transfer

    North Carolina State University

    Event information and registration can be found at www.ncsu.edu/ott/events.html. NC State's Office of Technology Transfer supports faculty, staff and student efforts to translate the economic and social benefit of inventions. NC State's impact includes more than 110 commercially available products, 72 start-up companies, and 692 issued US Patents. By fostering a creative and entrepreneurial culture at NC State, the Office of Technology Transfer continues to be locally responsive and globally engaged.

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