November 26, 2014

MEDIA ADVISORY: Texas A&M University System 2014 Investment Showcase

NEWS RELEASE
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

  • MacuCLEAR
  • M2S3
  • GBDBio
  • framergy
  • LifeBot
  • Shape Memory Therapeutics
  • CorInnova

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 $820 million and help drive the state’s economy.

About Texas A&M System Technology Commercialization
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, seven state agencies, two service units and a comprehensive health science center, the A&M System educates more than 131,000 students and makes more than 22 million additional educational contacts through service and outreach programs each year. Externally funded research expenditures exceed $820 million and help drive the state’s economy.

Contact: Linda L. Ravey
(979) 458-0117
linda-ravey@tamus.edu