Innovation Showcase

October 25, 2018

The San Diego Innovation Council (SDIC) invites you to participate in a full day of company presentations and networking, with high quality investment opportunities in the software, engineering, clean tech, agricultural and life sciences sectors. The 2018 SDIC Showcase will take place at JLABS in San Diego on October 25, 2018.

The SDIC presents innovations created at the Salk Institute, Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute, San Diego State University, University of California San Diego, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command and The University of Arizona. These research-intensive organizations come together annually to present investment opportunities, commercialization success stories and opportunities to develop new enterprises based on technologies developed by their researchers.

The San Diego Innovation Showcase is possible in partnership with LaunchBio and the support from Biocom, San Diego Venture Group, JLABS San Diego, Biolabs San Diego, Tech Coast Angels, San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation, The San Diego Public Library, EvoNexus, Cleantech San Diego, The Alliance for SoCal InnovationThe San Diego Chapter of the Licensing Executives SocietyMIT Enterprise Forum, San Diego and the Port of San Diego.



08:00-08:30am Breakfast & Networking
08:30-08:45am Welcome – SDIC Board, Recognition of Sponsors
08:45-09:15am Commercialization Success Stories –  SDSU and Lumedyne
09:15-09:20am Remarks by City of San Diego Council President Barbara Bry
09:20-09:30am BREAK

Startups on the Rise:


Startups on the Rise:

10:00-10:15am Malin Burnham: “The role of San Diego driving innovation around the world”
10:15-11:15am PANEL: “Diversity of investors and new models for private-public partnerships in San Diego”
Matthew Bresnahan, Moderator. Silvia Mah, Ashok Khamal, Kara Bortone,
Christina Waters, Malin Burnham, Gail Naughton and Ruben Flores-Saaib, panelists
11:15-12:30pm LUNCH
12:30-02:00pm Startup Presentations
Therapeutics/Diagnostics Software/Electronics/Engineering CleanTech/AgTech
01:10-01:30pm TBA
02:10-02:30pm BREAK
02:30-04:10pm Startup Presentations
Therapeutics/Diagnostics Therapeutics/Diagnostics Software/Engineering/CleanTech/AgTech
04:10-06:00pm Networking Reception and Technology Poster Sessions

When and Where

JLABS San Diego

3210 Merryfield Row
San Diego, CA 92121

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