Navigation Links
Aspiring Photonics Entrepreneurs to Vie for Prizes, Connections in SPIE Startup Challenge
Date:12/19/2012

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (PRWEB) December 19, 2012

Judges have begun evaluating submissions for the 2013 SPIE Startup Challenge, the next step in a photonics business pitch competition that will land the three top winners a share of $17,500. Following the final live pitch competition, winners will be announced during SPIE Photonics West next February at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

Ten finalists will present their three-minute pitches to a panel of judges on Wednesday 6 February, 3:30-5 p.m., followed by announcement of winners and a reception with presenters, judges, sponsors. The finalist presentation is open to the public with free registration.

Pitches will showcase optics or photonics technologies or applications presented as the basis for viable new businesses. The focus is on new businesses and potential startups, so established companies must be pre-revenue at the time of the competition.

First prize is $10,000, second prize $5,000, and third prize $2,500. Each of the 10 finalists will receive sponsorship to attend the Entrepreneurship Academies organized by University of California, Davis.

“The SPIE Startup Challenge has become an outstanding annual opportunity to see early-stage innovation in progress,” said Jay Kumler, President of JENOPTIK Optical Systems. “Partnering with SPIE as lead sponsor for the past two years is one tool that JENOPTIK uses to encourage entrepreneurship in our company and in our industry. The event fits our values and our culture.”

Additional support for the competition is provided by TRUMPF, Open Photonics, and the UC Davis Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Winners in '/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Stanford engineers use nanophotonics to reshape on-chip computer data transmission
2. SPIE Announces 2012 Optics and Photonics Scholarship Recipients
3. Global Biophotonics Industry
4. SPIE Photonics West to Bring Largest Optics and Photonics Event to San Francisco in February
5. Minority Biomedical Entrepreneurship Conference
6. Entrepreneurs to Eat Problems for Breakfast in San Diego
7. Leading Technology Incubator Honors Extraordinary Entrepreneurs
8. Western Carolina University, College of Business Appoints New Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
9. Hawaii Tech Asia Takes Hawaii & US Entrepreneurs To China
10. Blue Brain Project accurately predicts connections between neurons
11. Low-resistance connections facilitate multi-walled carbon nanotubes for interconnects
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/25/2014)... , October 24, 2014 ... Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/t5t5pd/the_global_market ) has announced the addition ... Nanotubes, Graphene And Other 2-D Nanomaterials " ... (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) , ,CNTs and graphene are ... known to man, with a performance-per-weight greater ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... , Oct. 22, 2014  Actavis plc (NYSE: ... and Rhythm, a biopharmaceutical company, today announced that Actavis ... wholly owned subsidiary, Rhythm Health, Inc., which is developing ... of diabetic gastroparesis and other GI functional disorders. ... trial of relamorelin for the treatment of diabetic gastroparesis ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Md. (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Shimadzu ... an LC/MS/MS data tool for the pain management and ... of data processing and review by allowing users to ... to clinicians. , QuantAnalytics allows analysts to filter ... This expedites data processing by eliminating the need to ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... 22, 2014 Currently offering a ... & D Weighing, Rice Lake, and Ohaus, Pipette.com ... . The Sartorius CPA Semi-Micro Balance is ideal ... precise, and user-friendly laboratory balance. , Sartorius is ... their laboratory balances are well known for their ...
Breaking Biology Technology:The Global Market for Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene and Other 2-D Nanomaterials 2The Global Market for Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene and Other 2-D Nanomaterials 3The Global Market for Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene and Other 2-D Nanomaterials 4Actavis Signs Option to Acquire Rhythm Subsidiary and its GI Development Product, Relamorelin 2Actavis Signs Option to Acquire Rhythm Subsidiary and its GI Development Product, Relamorelin 3Actavis Signs Option to Acquire Rhythm Subsidiary and its GI Development Product, Relamorelin 4Actavis Signs Option to Acquire Rhythm Subsidiary and its GI Development Product, Relamorelin 5Shimadzu Releases QuantAnalytics Open Access LCMS Software Package for Clinical Applications 2Pipette.com Launches the Addition of Sartorius CPA Semi-Micro Balance to Their Product Portfolio with Special Promotional Pricing 2Pipette.com Launches the Addition of Sartorius CPA Semi-Micro Balance to Their Product Portfolio with Special Promotional Pricing 3
... at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) ... viscosity measurementscritical data for a wide variety of fields ... as small as a few nanoliters. Currently a table-top ... tool for biotechnologists studying minute quantities of complex materials ...
... Mr. Robert Nealon reports: IGEN Networks Corp. ... Standard and Poor,s ("S&P") has approved IGEN for their ... Records is considered the premier source for information on ... professionals. As part of the approval, IGEN,s corporate profile ...
... of Services in Neuronal Research Using Human iPS... -- YOKOHAMA, Japan, September 1, 2010 ... ... --> ... var s = ,; var first_result; // Results are keyed by longUrl, so we need to grab ...
Cached Biology Technology:Micro rheometer is latest Lab On a Chip device 2IGEN Networks Corp. obtains Blue Sky Statutory Compliance in 38 States with Approval of Standard & Poor's 2ReproCELL Announces New Line of Services in Neuronal Research Using Human iPS Cells 2ReproCELL Announces New Line of Services in Neuronal Research Using Human iPS Cells 3ReproCELL Announces New Line of Services in Neuronal Research Using Human iPS Cells 4ReproCELL Announces New Line of Services in Neuronal Research Using Human iPS Cells 5ReproCELL Announces New Line of Services in Neuronal Research Using Human iPS Cells 6
(Date:10/18/2014)... undiagnosed, suspected genetic conditions, a certain type of exome ... yield than traditional molecular diagnostic methods, according to a ... being released to coincide with the American Society of ... the protein­coding region of the genome (the complete set ... or organism), has been rapidly applied in research settings ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... body. Battles are won, lost or sometimes end ... as tumor dormancy—can last up to 25 years ... poorly understood. , A new computational model ... Professor of Chemistry at Princeton University, may help ... switch to a malignant state. Published today in ...
(Date:10/16/2014)... infections and worldwide claims the lives of 160,000 ... University have succeeded in developing a promising vaccination ... , Xavier Saelens (VIB/UGent): "We discovered a new ... development of a novel approach to vaccination against ... small children and elderly people." , RSV: ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Study examines type of exome sequencing and molecular diagnostic yield 2Study examines type of exome sequencing and molecular diagnostic yield 3Modeling tumor dormancy 2New perspectives for development of an RSV vaccine 2
... 3, 2010 Genes interact in complex networks that govern ... relationships. Researchers are now discovering how biological networks change ... today in Genome Research ( www.genome.org ), scientists ... light on how interactions go awry in disease. MicroRNAs ...
... Researchers from the University of Leeds, UK, the ... for Molecular Medicine (MDC) in Berlin, Germany, have ... Their studies have identified how ,junk, DNA promotes the ... Professor Constanze Bonifer (University of Leeds) and Dr Stephan ...
... oil could help prevent ulcerative colitis, according to a new ... Anglia (UEA). Presented today at the Digestive Disease ... with a diet rich in oleic acid which is ... ulcerative colitis. Oleic acid is a monounsaturated fatty acid found ...
Cached Biology News:MicroRNA network study implicates rewired interactions in cancer 2'Junk DNA' drives cancer growth 2Olive oil could guard against developing ulcerative colitis 2
Purified anti-LAT...
Nuclear/Cytosol Fractionation Kit Research Focus: other Storage Temperature: 4C Shipping Temperature: 4C...
Cytosol/Particulate Rapid Separation Kit Research Focus: other Storage Temperature: -20C Shipping Temperature: 4C...
Request Info...
Biology Products: