2021 Innovation Showcase

Wednesday, November 10

The San Diego Innovation Council (SDIC) presents the 5th Annual San Diego Innovation Showcase. We are excited to bring you a stellar group of startups and discussions with leads in innovation and investors in early-stage academic innovations. Join us and connect with angel and venture capital investors, entrepreneurs, corporate and intellectual property attorneys, leads in academic innovation, incubators and many other contributors to the development of the San Diego academic-based innovation ecosystem.

The virtual showcase celebrates and features the diversity of entrepreneurial activities based on academic research and the strong startup activity from San Diego and surrounding areas.

Invited investor groups include San Diego Venture Group, Tech Coast Angels, Osage University Partners, Tech Coast Angels, JLABS, Merck KGaA, and many more.

The San Diego Innovation Showcase is possible in partnership with our sponsors: Wilson Sonsini, Barash Law, and Johnson & Johnson Innovation.

Agenda

10:00 AM WELCOME – SDIC BOARD
10:05 AM COMMERCIALIZATION SUCCESS STORIES

Occuspace – Nic Halverson, CEO

Boundless BioZachary Hornby, CEO

10:45 AM OPENING REMARKS

San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria

11:15 AM PANEL DISCUSSION: INVESTING IN SCIENCE-BASED INNOVATIONS

MODERATOR: Silvia Mah, Ad Astra Ventures
Kirsten Leute, OSAGE University Partners
Ulrich Betz, Merck KGaA
Sanjay Mistry, Vice President of
Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JJDC

12:00 PM CONCURRENT STARTUP PRESENTATIONS
Clean Technologies
Devices/Diagnostics
Therapeutics
1:00 PM PANEL DISCUSSION: STATUS AND FUTURE OF SAN DIEGO ACADEMIC-BASED INNOVATION

MODERATOR: Mysty Rusk, Executive Director, Free Enterprise Institute, USD
Stanley Maloy, Associate VicePresident for Research and Innovation, SDSU
Tim Keane, Dean of the School of Business, USD
Paul Roben, AVC Innovation and Commercialization, UCSD

Sponsors

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