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Why is Entrepreneurship as American as Apple Pie?

Relaunching the Innovation 2 Impact (I2I) Seminar Series

The I2I seminar series, an initiative of Georgetown’s OTC, aims to enhance engagement, build strategic alliances, and disseminate vital information about translating research breakthroughs into tangible solutions. These events aim to cultivate a dynamic and inclusive environment for entrepreneurship within the GU community and beyond.

“Why is Entrepreneurship as American as Apple Pie?”
Join us as we welcome our speaker, Elena Koustova, PhD, MBA, Director of the Office of Translational Initiatives and Program Innovations (OTIPI) at the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), part of the US National Institutes of Health.

📅 Date: May 29th, 2024
⏰ Time: 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM EDT
📍 Location: Georgetown University, Building D, Warwick Evans Conference Room, 4000 Reservoir Road NW, Washington DC 20007

With over 25 years of experience in translational research, Elena will share insights on the critical role of entrepreneurship in realizing scientific discoveries. She will also explain why the USA’s robust infrastructure uniquely fosters the execution and realization of ideas and explore the tools and initiatives the US Federal government provides to bolster technology entrepreneurship.

By emphasizing the indispensable role of infrastructure and support systems in the USA, Elena will underscore how scientific breakthroughs can only reach their full potential through active execution.

This event welcomes Georgetown-affiliated members, researchers, and individuals from DMV universities eager to explore the intersection of innovation and entrepreneurship and use their research to make a real-world impact.

Secure your spot through this link and join us for an exciting discussion on innovation and entrepreneurship.

Lunch will be provided. Participation at the event is free of charge, but registration is required.