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ICRME Regenerative medicine leadership participates in fourth annual Innovation and Commercialization Conference

ICRME Regenerative medicine leadership participates in fourth annual Innovation and Commercialization Conference

Leadership from the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering at Indiana University School of Medicine recently participated with other IU researchers from all campuses and academic centers in the fourth annual Innovation and Commercialization Conference.

Dr. Chandan K. Sen at 4th Annual IU Innovation and Commercialization Conference was held at IUPUI's Campus Center on Wednesday, September 18, 2019.The conference took place on Wednesday, September 18, at the IUPUI Campus Center. The event was free and open to all IU faculty, staff and students; members of economic development organizations; and industry representatives.

Chandan K. Sen, PhD, Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering (ICRME) Executive Director, lead a panel discussing 16 Tech, a consortium of offices, laboratories, housing, and retail space, as well as Indiana’s technology ecosystem. Panel participants included Mervin C. Yoder, MA, MD, Director Emeritus of ICRME

Dr. Chandan K. Sen at 4th Annual IU Innovation and Commercialization Conference was held at IUPUI's Campus Center on Wednesday, September 18, 2019.

This year’s event included TEDx-like presentations called Jag-Talks, during which Sen presented a talk called “The Academic Innovator.” Sen discussed how the academic environment is not especially designed for innovators, yet increasingly more faculty are finding a way to succeed in that field. His talk addressed the unique challenges and opportunities that faculty face while aspiring to be innovators in an academic environment.

The conference concluded with a networking/poster session and booths featuring campus and industry service providers.

 

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Marco Gutierrez

Communication Coordinator

Marco Gutierrez is a communications coordinator for the Indiana University School of Medicine, where he supports the Department of Surgery and the Office of Strategic Communications. Before joining the Office of Strategic Communications, Marco worked for 12 years as a public affairs specialist with the Army Reserve. He received his bachelor’s degree in communications with a concentration in public relations from the University of Indianapolis. Marco hopes to apply the work ethic and professionalism achieved during his time in the military to advance the goals of the IU School of Medicine.