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State of Innovation: Innovation Institutions and University-based Entrepreneurship
February 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Are you interested in what it takes to successfully develop a technology and market that technology? Join us for our next State of Innovation Speaker, Dr. James Conley, PhD, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. Professor Conley will highlight how innovation institutions such as the intellectual property system is utilized to advance the productivity and appropriability of University based inventors, creators and brand advocates. Examples will include UCDavis and Strawberries, Univ. of Minnesota (HoneyCrisp) and Washington State Univ.(Cosmic Crisp) in the apples game and Northwestern University in the Life Science space (Lyrica). Curricular efforts by the National Academy to encourage and enable innovation across the University will also be presented.
Innovation Institutions and University based Entrepreneurship
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Auditorium, room 331
Translational Medicine Institute, 2350 Gillette Drive
Colorado State University
Light Appetizers and Networking to follow
Dr. James Conley, PhD
Clinical Professor, Kellog School of Management
McCormick School of Engineering (by courtesy)
James Conley is clinical professor of technology at Northwestern University. He serves on the faculty of both the Kellogg School of Management and the McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University. He is a faculty contributor in the Kellogg Center for Research in Technology & Innovation and serves as a Faculty Fellow at the Segal Design Institute (NU IDEA). At present, he is also serving as a Visiting Professor in the chair of technology and innovation management at the WHU in Germany. Beyond academia, he is an appointed member of the United States Department of Commerce Trademark Public Advisory Committee of the Patent and Trademark Office. Professor Conley’s research investigates the strategic use of intangible assets and intellectual properties to build and sustain competitive advantage. Research sponsors include the National Science Foundation, NASA, FAA, NIST, the Department of Defense, Motorola, Daimler-Chrysler, the OECD and others.