Webinar: Pitching your neuro-related innovation to an industrial partner

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 10:30to12:00

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Presented online via Zoom. Registrants will receive a Zoom link shortly after registration.

Registration deadline: August 31, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

Are you a researcher seeking industrial partners? Do you want to know how to effectively promote your neuro-related innovation to make long-lasting collaborations or co-developments?

In this webinar offered by NeuroSphere, you’ll learn how to effectively pitch a potential industrial partner by highlighting the collaboration’s potential benefits while avoiding common pitfalls. Industry experts and entrepreneur guest speakers will share their experience and lessons learned.


Naeem KomeilipoorNaeem Komeilipoor

Naeem Komeilipoor is a scientist & entrepreneur, with experience in neuroscience, biomedical engineering, and machine learning. As a CTO and Co-Founder at AAVAA, he leads a team of engineers and scientists with various backgrounds who are pushing frontiers of technology to build neural interface devices that will impact millions of users and can be widely used in the consumer electronics industry.

Garth SmithGarth Smith

Dr. Garth Smith is the VP, Business Development and Partnerships for the Ontario Brain Institute (OBI). His mandate is to manage the OBI’s commercialization efforts and its relationships with Ontario neurotechnology companies and multinationals such as GSK, GE, Medtronic, Pfizer and Eli Lilly. Previously, Dr. Smith also was a product and business development consultant that helped clients with their drug and device development programs.

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