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Startup UCLA 2023 Innovation Fellows Demo Day

June 7, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us as we celebrate UCLA’s Innovation Fellows pitching their projects to entrepreneurs, investors, and, the UCLA community!

Six faculty were selected to participate in UCLA’s Faculty Innovation Fellows fourth cohort, a program designed to support and amplify faculty entrepreneurship at UCLA.

Ferrobotic Group, Sam Emaminejad, Associate Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Storyfairy, Xiang ‘Anthony’ Chen, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Nlighten, Sergio Carbajo, Assistant Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, UCLA, Assistant Professor, Physics & Astronomy, UCLA

Rarity, Paul Ayoub, UCLA Molecular and Cellular Biology, Lab of Donald B. Kohn, M.D.

Quantitative Lung Fibrosis Score, Grace Hyun Kim, Professor-in-Residence, Co-director, Center for Computer Vision and Imaging Biomarkers, Department of Radiological Sciences David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Department of Biostatistics Fielding School of Public at UCLA

Satellite-based information on water use, Mekonnen Gebremichael, Professor, Step I

eyeHERFI, Akanksha Prasad, Fellow, Ophthalmology

The Vice Chancellor for Research & Creative Activities, Roger Wakimoto, and Associate Vice Chancellor of TDG, Amir Naiberg, will also say a welcome to the virtual audience.

The Faculty Innovation Fellows program is a collaboration between Startup UCLA, UCLA Technology Development Group, and, the Office of the Vice Chancellor of Research and Creative Activities. Through Startup UCLA, Fellows collaborate with program leaders, venture consultants, and colleagues across the university to hone and advance their ideas.

The mission of Startup UCLA is to promote the development of the entrepreneurial mindset on campus, to connect participants with the entrepreneurship community, to provide learning opportunities that include an inquiry-based and experiential approach to developing ideas, and to advocate for the entrepreneurial community at UCLA, partnering with students, faculty, staff, and alumni to achieve that end.

The mission of UCLA Technology Development Group is to promote UCLA innovation, research, teaching and entrepreneurship to benefit society; create economic value to support UCLA’s scholarly and educational missions and the State of California; and, to lead UCLA’s research community to bring innovation to market.

The mission of the Office of the Vice Chancellor of Research and Creative Activities is to provide logistical support, policy guidance, strategic advice, and assistance in building relationships in furtherance of the UCLA research enterprise.

If you have any questions about the program, please email TDG at InnovationFund@tdg.ucla.edu.





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