Wednesday, November 15, 2006: 8:30 AM-11:00 AM
Franciscan D (Hilton San Francisco)
#340 - Chemical Technology Start-Ups (05003)
Overview of proven practices for launching and managing new chemical technolgy-based ventures, with emphasis on commercializing academic research
Chair:Gregory Leman, PhD
CoChair:Dennis W. Smith
8:30 AMCollaborative Research Focused on the Discovery and Development of Vascular Disrupting Agents (Vdas) for the Treatment of Cancer
Kevin Pinney
9:10 AMAccelerating New Drugs Identification through Multi-Centric Research and Investment: a Brazilian Biotech Case
Isabela Drummond, Gabriel Braga, Eduardo Soares, Denise Golgher
9:45 AMThe Pleasure, Pain and Pitfalls of Starting a New Business
Charles J. Brez
10:10 AMCommercialization of Specialty Polymers: a Perspective on Sbir and Contract Research Driven Technology Transfer
Dennis W. Smith
10:35 AMChemical Technology Startups: Overview of Activities and Opportunities
Kathleen O. Havelka

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