More and more universities are establishing translational gap funds to improve the odds for successful
commercialization. The presenters will examine several established translational funding programs,
and compare the advantages and risks of investments that promise to move embryonic technology
farther along the innovation pipeline.
Are you looking to establish gap funds at your institution? Also in this session, presenters from recently
launched programs will share their experiences and provide useful tips. The panelists will describe the
critical elements needed to establish a successful program, including proposal templates, composition
of the judging panel, criteria for project selection, and requirements and accountability for the funded
researchers. Attend this session to discover the most appropriate features for your unique situation.