Innovators and entrepreneurs have different skillsets, sometimes it's the same person, but frequently it's not.
Are you an entrepreneur or investor looking for an innovative idea to develop into a business?
Are you a company that is looking for innovative technology to move your business forward?
The Venture Forum will provide an opportunity for entrepreneurs, established businesses, investors, and job seekers to meet and talk with leading researchers.
It will be somewhat like 'speed-networking'. Listen to their brief pitch, if you like it, meet them in the networking session, find out more an, exchange contact information and start your discussions.
Eleven (11) WPI research groups will present their ideas (2-3 minutes each) in business terms. Here's the line-up of researchers and their topics:
Emmanuel Agu: Blood-alcohol content sensing system
Ivon Arroyo: Wearable embodied learning technologies
Chris Brown: Measurement equipment with outlier filter
Soussan Djamasbi & Andrew Trapp: Fixation identification using density optimization
Richard Eberheim: Cable-driven manipulator for additive manufacturing
Allen Hoffman: Powered arm orthosis
Lindsay Lozeau: Anti-microbial coatings and devices
Ray Page: Mechano-muscle maturation device
Amy Peterson & Marsha Rolle: Coated cell culture apparatus
Marko Popovic: Artificial muscles, bones, and bio-inspired control
Bengisu Tulu: Habit App - behavioral algorithm for diet and exercise
Sponsored By: WPI