Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s Intellectual Property Office (IPO) offers networking, I-Corps training, pitching training and practice opportunities, and funding information and resources for scientist-entrepreneurs.
Entrepreneurship Webinar: Pitch for a Pilot
May 19, 2020
Angel investor, startup advisor, and adjunct instructor at UCB Extension Jeff Wallace shares how to attract investors and gain market traction through collaboration.
Intellectual Property and Technology Licensing Webinar
April 30, 2020
How does the Lab decide which technologies to patent? How are Lab technologies licensed and marketed? How can you exchange proprietary content with collaborators? The Intellectual Property Office hosted a webinar for Berkeley Lab researchers and staff on April 30, 2020. Topics discussed included:
- intellectual property and technology licensing,
- materials transfer agreements and non-disclosure agreements,
- technology maturation funding opportunities, and
- upcoming entrepreneurship training events.
The Journey from Lab Scientist to Entrepreneur
September 20, 2016
Dr. Peter S. Fiske, published scientist, startup founder, and now CEO of PAX Water Technologies, Inc., on innate similarities between scientists and entrepreneurs and the journey from research to startup. Entrepreneurship for Scientists (pdf)