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August 28 - September 3, 2023

ILSE Translational Research Competition

The Institute for Life Science Entrepreneurship (ILSE) is requesting applications for the ILSE Translational Research Competition, open to research and academic institutions for translational research programs with high potential for commercialization. The competition will provide participants with the opportunity to win financial awards and technical and business acceleration services, refine their communications and pitch, and network with regional investors and collaborators. 

Full application and award details will be shared with interested researchers.

  • One-page proposal deadline of August 31, 2023
  • Top 10 programs to pitch to panel of investors & scientists on October 5, 2023
  • Three teams to be awarded in cash, R&D, and accelerator services.

For questions contact: Azad Sadri at or Chris Neville at: 

Thursday, August 31, 2023
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National Science Foundation three-part lecture series featuring the laureates of the 2023 Alan T. Waterman award, the nation's highest honor for early-career scientists and engineers


You’re invited to attend and learn about the pioneering work of these three innovative researchers. The topics covered by their presentations include new methods to understand and predict the behavior of atomic vibrations in rigid bodies, increasing understanding of the future of U.S. forests in a changing climate, and fostering identity and community in STEM education. 

The events will be held on Zoom and are free and open to the public, however, registration is required. 

Asegun Henry, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Rethinking Problems in Thermal Science and Engineering: From Atoms to Applications
Thursday, August 31, 2023, 1:00 to 2:00 PM ET Click here to register

William Anderegg, Ph.D., University of Utah
The future of Earth's forests in a rapidly changing climate
Thursday, September 14, 2023, 1:00 to 2:00 PM ET Click here to register

Natalie S. King, Ph.D., Georgia State University
Show them who you are – uninterrupted: Radical possibilities for fostering identity and community in STEM Education
Thursday, September 28, 2023, 1:00 to 2:00 PM ET Click here to register

To learn more about the 2023 Alan T. Waterman award and how to submit a nomination for the 2024 award, please visit the Alan T. Waterman award website. The 2024 nomination period ends on September 15, 2023. 

Thursday, August 31, 2023 | Open to the public
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