25th Annual NanoFANS Forum - Bridging Biology & Nanotechnology

Micro- / Nanotechnology Commercialization: Opportunities and Challenges

REGISTER HERE - submit complimentary lunch requests by May 20

11:00 AM - Welcome 
11:10—11:50 AM
“Commercialization of microfluidic technologies to enable manufacturing of safer, more precise, more cost-effective cell therapies”  - Todd Sulchek, Ph.D., Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Tech
11:50—12:30 PM
“Path to commercialization for CMOS-MEMS sensor and actuator microsystems” - Farrokh Ayazi, Ph.D., Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Tech
12:30 - 1:10 PM - Lunch Break
1:10—1:50 PM
“Microneedles, patches, and STARS: translating technology from the lab into commercialization” - Mark Prausnitz, Ph.D., Regents` Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Georgia Tech 
1:50—2:30 PM
“Starting a company is hard: lessons learned as a (new) biotech startup founder” - Mason Chilmonczyk, Ph.D., CEO, Andson Biotech and an Affiliate at the School of Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Tech
2:30 - 3:00 PM - IEN Cleanroom / MCF Tour (Optional)