The Secret to Launching Unicorns is Government IP-Find Out Why at SXSW

Center for Advancing Innovation | March 04, 2020

The Center for Advancing Innovation (CAI) announces a panel session, to be conducted at South by Southwest (SXSW), providing candid insights into their secret formula for taking intellectual property (IP) out of university and federal research labs to produce a billion-dollar valuation company within 5 years. "It is an honor to participate in SXSW with Rosemarie to discuss how more federally-funded research can get out the back of filing cabinets and create innovative companies that help to drive our economy and job creation." says Ross Devol, President and CEO of Heartland Forward. Through a fireside chat with Ross, Rosemarie Truman, Founder and CEO of CAI, will discuss CAI's efforts with organizations like NASA and the Walton Family Foundation to run a challenge-accelerator model to systematically commercialize federally-funded intellectual property. Truman added, "Over the past decade, I've refined a proprietary method for launching, cultivating and nurturing new startups around federally funded IP. I'm excited to share insights about the model with the wonderful SXSW audience!"

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The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, a bureau in the U.S. Department of the Interior, is the Federal agency that manages the nation's natural gas, oil and other mineral resources, and the development of offshore renewable energy on the outer continental shelf (OCS).

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The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, a bureau in the U.S. Department of the Interior, is the Federal agency that manages the nation's natural gas, oil and other mineral resources, and the development of offshore renewable energy on the outer continental shelf (OCS).

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