Global Entrepreneurship Week

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Funding for Commercialization

Monday, November 14th, 2022, 11:00 AM - 12:00PM EST

Commercialization of grant-funded research provides additional opportunities for Northeastern inventors to increase the impact of their work. Financial support is available to help you move your research out of the lab and into the hands of the people who will benefit. Join the College of Engineering, Center for Research Innovation (CRI), and the Kostas Research Institute for a virtual panel discussion on procuring funding for commercialization. Our panel will include perspectives from faculty who have succeeded (and struggled) to secure commercialization-oriented funding as well as commentary from an application reviewer for MassVentures’ SBIR START Program. In addition, the panel will highlight financial support available at Northeastern to advance technologies towards commercialization including the CRI’s Spark Fund. Moderator and panelists include:


Demo Day

Monday, November 14th, 2022, 6:00 PM - 9:00PM EST

Come watch twelve startups pitch for $10,000 in prizes. Demo Day showcases ventures developed by students during the Husky Startup Challenge, which is a semester-long series of bootcamps to go from zero to startup concept.

Demo Day is Northeastern University’s largest celebration of student entrepreneurship and innovation featuring a tabling and pitching event.

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Mosaic Drop-in Hours

Wednesday, November 16th, 2022, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Come by Hayden 212 to meet the Mosaic Team to learn about entrepreneurship resources on campus and the best steps for your innovation journey! No registration necessary.


Portland Maine Networking Meetup

Wednesday, November 16th, 2022, 5:00 PM - 7:00PM EST
The Roux Institute is excited to partner with Startup Maine for a November happy hour! Come mix and mingle with their new cohort of Techstar companies. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, service provider, investor, community member or just startup curious, join us. Learn more about the Roux Institute Techstars cohort here.
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Office Hours with Director Theo Johnson

Thursday, November 17th, 2022 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM EST

Bring water, coffee, tea, etc. to Hayden 008C and join Sherman Director Theo Johnson between classes for a casual chat to clear your mind, learn more about the Sherman Center, and keep your day moving smoothly. No registration necessary.

Lessons in Leadership

Thursday, November 17th, 2022, 1:30 PM - 4:30PM EST

Join us in Raytheon Amphitheater to hear inspiring sessions of exceptional thought leadership by founders and Northeastern faculty curated for aspiring next-generation innovators, changemakers, entrepreneurs, and leaders.

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The Power of Messaging and Design for Life Science and Biotech Startups

Thursday, November 17th, 2022, 2:00 PM - 5:00PM EST

Can your top employee work 24/7, never need to bathe, never get tired, and always know exactly what to say? It might sound crazy, but this is exactly what your website is capable of doing. So why do most companies still see their websites as unnecessary, or worse? Because they don’t understand the true power of messaging and design.

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Innovator Awards

Thursday, November 17th, 2022, 5:00 PM - 8:00PM EST

Celebrate an evening of innovators and impact featuring a networking reception, entrepreneurial showcase, awards presentation for the 2021 & 2022 Women Who Empower Innovator Award winners, and inspiring speakers, including:

Betty Francisco, MBA’97, L’98: CEO, Boston Impact Initiative

Linda Pizzuti Henry: CEO, Boston Globe Media

Tracy Palandjian: CEO and Co-Founder, Social Finance

Kimberly Sherman Stamler: President, Related Beal

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