Celebrate Invention schedule


11 a.m. — “Everything You Need to Know about Open-Sourcing”


Seating is limited. For more information and to register.

Noon — “Innovation to Impact: How World-Class University Research Can Fuel a Region and Solve the World’s Great Challenges” — A conversation with Rebecca Cunningham

1 p.m. — Remarks by Professors David Blaauw and Dennis Sylvester, the 2019 winners of the Distinguished University Innovator Award, followed by a panel session: “Hardware Commercialization in the Post-CMOS Machine Learning Era”

2 p.m. — “Ann Arbor as an Innovation and Entrepreneurship Powerhouse. Are We Ready?”

1-3 p.m. — Translational Funding Fair: Representatives from more than two dozen translational funds will provide inventors with information about resources and programs available to advance innovation into the marketplace.

1-3 p.m. — Startup Funding Fair: Meet fund managers from 10 investment funds available to U-M startups.

3-6 p.m. — Celebrate Invention Reception: The reception will highlight technologies that illustrate the breadth of U-M discoveries and encourage direct discussions with our inventors and entrepreneurs.


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