Innovation Showcase

October 12, 2022

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 sixth annual Innovation Showcase will be returning to an in-person event at the JLABS San Diego campus on Wednesday, October 12, 2022.

The SDIC will present innovations created at top academic centers in San Diego and Southern California. These academic centers 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 JLABS and the support from its over thirty supporting organizations.

Agenda

8:00 AM Breakfast & Networking
8:30 AM SDIC BOARD WELCOME
8:45 AM INCUBATING INNOVATIONS FOR SUCCESS
Vanessa Scott, Director of StartBlue Accelerator at UC San Diego
Zac Dobbin, Program Director, Southern California Energy Innovation Network
Scott Tait, Executive Director, San Diego National Security Innovation Catalyst
MODERATOR: Ben Wanger, Partner, Troutman Pepper
9:30 AM COMMERCIALIZATION SUCCESS STORY
Natalie Castellana, CEO Abterra Biosciences
10:15 AM Break
10:35 AM CONCURRENT STARTUP PRESENTATIONS – PART 1
Clean Technologies
Software/Engineering
Therapeutics/Diagnostics
Noon Lunch
1:00 PM CONCURRENT STARTUP PRESENTATIONS – PART 2
Clean Technologies
Software/Engineering
Therapeutics/Diagnostics
2:40 PM Break
3:00 PM KEYNOTE: PROVIDING INFORMATION WARFARE CAPABILITIES TO THE FLEET: NAVWAR – PEO C4I
Rear Admiral Kurt Rothenhaus, Program Executive Office,
Program Executive Officer, Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (PEO C4I)
3:45 PM STATE OF THE REGION’S INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM
Jason Anderson, President, Cleantech San Diego
Rear Admiral Kurt Rothenhaus, U.S. Navy
Sanjeev Thohan, Vice President, Kinnate Biopharma
Gene Dantsker, President & COO, ExoNexus
MODERATOR: Matt Bresnahan, Partner, Wilson Sonsini
4:30 PM Networking Reception and Technology Poster Sessions

Sponsors

Platinum

Silver

Bronze

Supporters

When and Where

JLABS @ San Diego

3210 Merryfield Row
San Diego, CA 92121

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