May 30, 2014
WHAT: The Texas A&M University System is hosting the 2014 A&M System Investment Showcase. The event presents innovations by Texas A&M faculty currently being commercialized by the A&M System and provides New Venture opportunities for capital investors.
WHEN: Wednesday, June 4, 2014, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Media availability will immediately follow lunch at 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: Miramont Country Club, One Miramont Dr., Bryan, Texas
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:
8.45 a.m. – Introductory Remarks:
- John Sharp, Chancellor
- Brett Cornwell, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Commercialization
9.00 a.m. – New Ventures Presentations: The Veneto Ballroom
- Shape Memory Therapeutics
12.15 p.m. – Lunch & Keynote Address (media are welcome): The Piedmont Ballroom
- Yves Dubus, Trade & Investment Commissioner, Belgian Trade Commission
2:00 p.m. – Media Availability: The Piedmont Ballroom
2.15 p.m. – Emerging Technologies Presentations
- Photon 8
- Center for Cell Organ Biotechnology
- DRC (Darpa Robotics Challenge) Consortium
- Center for Advancing Non-metallic Materials in the Energy Sector (CANES)
About the A&M System
The A&M System is one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation, with a budget of $3.8 billion. Through a statewide network of 11 universities, nine state agencies, two service units and a comprehensive health science center, the A&M System educates more than 125,000 students and makes more than 22 million additional educational contacts through service and outreach programs each year. Externally funded research expenditures exceed $780 million and help drive the state’s economy.
About Texas A&M System Technology Commercialization
It is the mission of the TTC to encourage broad practical application of System research for public benefit; to encourage and assist those associated with the System in the protection, licensing and commercialization of their discoveries; to ensure the equitable distribution of royalties and other monetary benefits resulting from the commercial application of intellectual property; and to see that commercialization activities benefit the research, education and outreach missions of the System into the future.
Contact: Linda L. Ravey