How Universities Enable the Translation of Ideas into Marketable Products and Services

Friday, 14 February 2014
Columbus CD (Hyatt Regency Chicago)
Vinit Nijhawan , Boston University, Boston, MA
As Managing Dir. of Technology Development, and Dir. of Enterprise Programs at Boston Universityís Institute of Technology, Entrepreneurship & Commercialization (ITEC), Mr. Nijhawan will address how ITEC helps students develop an idea, challenge & test assumptions, and craft business plans for the marketplace of investors. ITEC's role as BUís "pivot point" in bringing together students, faculty, investors, and corporations to bring new products and services to the market will also be discussed.