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March 31, 2014 - Rosemarie Truman, CEO of The Center for Advancing Innovation and Tom Stackhouse, the Associate Director of Technology Transfer for the National Cancer Institute briefed the White House's Office of Science and Technology Policy on boosting invention commercialization.
March 10, 2014 - Wired coverage of Rosemarie Truman and the Breast Cancer Startup Challenge http://bit.ly/1eDwq8q
March 5, 2014 - NIH Videocast of our awards ceremony. Meet our winning teams and the inventors of the Breast Cancer Startup Challenge http://1.usa.gov/1ghw7Eb
The NCI Press Release, "Breast Cancer Startup Challenge announces ten winning teams of entrepreneurs; Promising technologies identified to speed cancer research." http://1.usa.gov/1ctN52x
Read our article from the NCI on the Businness Plan Phase winners and watch all of their elevator speeches from Youtube http://1.usa.gov/N3uxKx
Bluesky, a division of the Chicago Tribune focused on innovation and entrepreneurship, interviews John Kuelper of Northwestern University on winning the business plan phase of the Breast Cancer Startup Challenge
February 28, 2014 - The White House Blog mentions the Breast Cancer Startup Challenge as one of many research breakthroughs in innovation and entrepreneurship, "Startup America Going Strong at Three Years" http://1.usa.gov/1foxZv0
"Pioneering new models to drive innovation in R&D and commercialization for breast cancer inventions" Februrary 27, 2014 - Disease Models & Mechanisms (DMM) released an article about the results and statistics of the Breast Cancer Startup Challenge. Disease Models & Mechanisms publishes original research that uses model organisms to better understand, diagnose and treat human disease. http://bit.ly/1eAwQLJ
Partnering for the Cures Presentation: November 4, 2013 - http://partneringforcures.org/program/agenda/view/4503
CAI's Portfolio Strategy for the National Cancer Institute and the Breast Cancer Start-up Challenge: October, 23 2013 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWwKdDEO23A
CAI Team's Future of US Innovation Study: October, 23 2013 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Io0CkeQR5Ow
CBS BioCentury This Week - Interview of Rosemarie Truman and other Panelists on "Hidden Breakthroughs" The Promise of Technology Transfer: October 13, 2013 -
Februrary 27, 2014 - Disease Models & Mechanisms (DMM) released an article about the results and statistics of the Breast Cancer Startup Challenge. Disease Models & Mechanisms publishes original research that uses model organisms to better understand, diagnose and treat human disease. "Pioneering new models to drive innovation in R&D and commercialization for breast cancer inventions." http://bit.ly/1eAwQLJ
November 13, 2013 - The annual Federal Lab Consortium (FLC) mid-atlantic conference took place from November 13th-November 14th. Rosemarie Truman, Founder and CEO of the Center for Advancing Innovation spoke on a panel called "Partnerships to Accelerate Commercialization of Federal Technologies that Positively Impact the Public and Drive Breakthrough Economic Growth." The panel was moderated by Tom Stackhouse, Associate Director, Technology Transfer Center, NCI. The focus of the panel was innovative techniques to accelerate the transfer of Federal technologies to the benefit of the American public. To learn more visit http://www.flcmidatlantic.org/events.html
November 4, 2013 - The annual Partnering for Cures features up to 30 presentations from innovative collaborative R&D programs working to reduce the time it takes to move new medical solutions from discovery to patients. Marc Hurlbert, Executive Director of the Avon Foundation and Rosemarie Truman, Founder and CEO of the Center of Advancing Innovation, presented the the Breast Cancer Start-up Challenge at the conference. To read more about the presentation visit http://partneringforcures.org/assets/P4C-program-agenda2.pdf on page 15
October 25, 2013 - The Kansas City Start released an article outlining the launch of the Breast Cancer Start-up Challenge at the University of Missouri - Kansas City. The Challenge will be announced at the 2013 Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers Conference being held at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Rosemarie Truman, Founder and CEO of the Center for Advancing Innovation, will be speaking at the conference to detail the Challenge launch. To read more visit http://www.kansascity.com/2013/10/24/4574740/breast-cancer-start-up-challenge.html or please click here
October 13, 2013 - Rosemarie Truman, Founder and CEO of The Center for Advancing Innovation, is interviewed on BioCentury this week to showcase the Breast Cancer Startup Challenge. Ms. Truman said, "We want women and men to know about a new approach the Avon Foundation, National Cancer Institute and Center for Advancing Innovation is using to accelerate breast cancer research."
October 11, 2013: The Center for Advancing Innovation will be presenting at a global entrepreneurship challenge, more to come. Learn more here
September 3, 2013: The Center for Advancing Innovation in partnership with the Avon Foundation and National Institutes of Health National Cancer Institute just launched a first of a kind business plan and start-up "Challenge" featuring inventions conceived and developed by scientists at the National Cancer Institute and Avon Foundation grantees to accelerate commercialization in support of high-growth businesses that spur entrepreneurship.
The Challenge has received recognition from the world's largest biotechnology organization, BIO; please find BIO's posting here.
Please support the effort: spread the word, consider startups for seed funding, nominate a judge/mentor, or join a team; you can find our launched site here: http://www.breastcancerstartupchallenge.com ! Share your enthusiasm for this Challenge on our social media sites: Facebook - "Breast Cancer Start-up Challenge" and Twitter - @BCSChallenge.
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August 1, 2013: The Center for Advancing Innovation released a press release announcing the results of the National Cancer Institute Portfolio review. CAI reviewed nearly 4,000 inventions and have short-listed these to the top 50 commercially viable, clinically relevant inventions, see the press release here:
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/8/prweb10981539.htm or click here to read more
June 13, 2013, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, MD: The Center for Advancing Innovation was invited to present our progress for the NIH and NCI. Our team presented key accomplishments such as the finding of 157 inventions out of nearly 4000 evaluated. Please find our presentation here.
June 2, 2013, Avon Foundation Ceremony, Chicago IL: The 11th annual Avon Walk for Breast Cancer season continued with the Avon Walk in Chicago this weekend, raising more than $5.2 million to advance access to care and funding breast cancer prevention and treatment research. The Avon Walk Chicago attracted 2,400 participants from 40 states and Washington, DC, as well as Bermuda and Canada. Additionally, 292 breast cancer survivors and 379 men joined together to raise life-saving funds and awareness for breast cancer. The Center for Advancing Innovation was honored to receive a grant for $150,000. See the complete press release here
April 17-18, 2013, New York NY: "The University Role in winning the Global Arms Race in Innovation" Technology Transfer Society Conference at the New York Academy of Science. Rosemarie Truman, the CEO and Founder of The Center for Advancing Innovation co-presented with Brian Cummings, head of Technology Transfer at Ohio State. The presentation title: "The University Role in winning the Global Arms Race in Innovation." Brian and Ms. Truman engaged in a lively discussion regarding the opportunity at stake in early stage technology and new innovative models to commercialize inventions
April 1, 2013, Baltimore MD: "How to Crack a Case" Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and Johns Hopkins University Public Policy. A common approach to interviewing candidates for a job these days is to present a real life scenario and examine how the candidate approaches the problem; it's called a "case interview."
Ms. Truman, CEO and Founder of The Center for Advancing Innovation presented to Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, John Hopkins University School of Medicine as well as John Hopkins University Institute of Public Policy students on "How to Crack a Case."
March 13, 2013, Rockville MD: The Center for Advancing Innovation Partnership Intermediary Agreement Official Announcement. Official announcement of The Center for Advancing Innovation, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Partnership Intermediary Agreement at the Technology transfer speaker series, featuring Tom Stackhouse, Associate Director for the Technology Transfer Center (TTC) at the NCI, Richard Rodriguez, Director of the Division of Technology Development and Transfer (DTDT) in the Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) at the NIH and Rosemarie Truman, CEO and Founder of The Center for Advancing Innovation.
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