MIF Lunch & Learn 2: From Researcher to Entrepreneur

Thursday, March 17, 2022 12:00to13:00

The road from researcher to entrepreneur can be filled with roadblocks and pitfalls, but it can also be filled with rewarding successes! Join us for our March Lunch & Learn to hear the stories of McGill researchers turned entrepreneurs and see how their experience can guide you.

This one-hour panel-style event, animated by Mark Weber, Director of McGill's Office of Innovation and Partnerships, will take place on March 17th, from 12pm - 1pm.

Our confirmed panelists are Mitchel Benovoy and Michael Mee.

Mitchel Benovoy received a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from the University of Montreal in 2016. During his PhD he was awarded a Research Fellowship from the National Institutes of Health in the USA. His doctoral research led to the foundation of Corstem Inc., a marquee cardiac AI firm for which he was CEO. In 2019, Corstem was acquired by Circle Cardiovascular Imaging Inc. He is currently Vice-President of Innovation at Circle, with a mandate to engage in advanced research and development related to artificial intelligence applied to medical imaging.

Michael Mee is "a firm believer that the biggest impacts of the age of biotechnology are yet to be discovered. I am passionate about providing the necessary capital and entrepreneurial insights to pull visions of the future into reality.” He also describes himself as: a lifelong truth seeker. Formerly conceiving, founding and building novel platform companies at Flagship Pioneering. Passionate about unleashing Canada’s life science potential to impact patients’ lives at home and abroad.

Click here to register for the event.

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