Recording of a Learn and Connect event sponsored by Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute's Innovation Ecosystem in collaboration with CHOP Office of Academic Training and Outreach Programs
Whether your plan is to stay in academia, work in industry, or do something in between - the opportunities available and skills associated with Academic Entrepreneurship can be exciting, enriching elements of your professional career.
Hosted by the CHOP Innovation Ecosystem (IE) and CHOP Office of Academic Training and Outreach Programs (ATOP), this session introduced exciting stories of Academic Entrepreneurs to provide real examples of how PhD-trained scientists can weave academic extrpreneurship into their careers.
This event took place at CHOP on April 11, 2023.
Learning Objectives of this class:
Define Academic Entrepreneurship
Describe potential career paths in Academic Entrepreneurship from perspective of a PhD or MD
List the common knowledge/skills needed for a career path in Academic Entrepreneurship
Specify resources available through CHOP and Penn that support exploration of Academic Entrepreneurship
About the presenter: Katie Reuther, PhD, MBA, Executive Director at Penn Health-Tech
Innovation Ecosystem Action Course: 7 week course for CHOP employees dedicated to developing academics into academic entrepreneurs! Get more details and sign-up for updates for this fall 2023 course!
Science Center Venture Café: Free training & networking events on entrepreneurship
Pennsylvania Pediatric Medical Device Consortium: Periodically takes on sponsored projects, and provides expert advice year round
Penn Health-Tech: Along with events and resources, offers a yearly accelerator to provide support through advising and funding aimed at accelerating the life cycle of innovative health technologies
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Marquez, A., & Winston, F. (2019). The Promotion Process: Academic Entrepreneurship Career Tracks. In Academic Entrepreneurship for Medical and Health Sciences. https://doi.org/10.21428/b2e239dc.d540706c