Saturday, October 22, 2011
170 & 182 Dennison Building
Speaker: Tom Haddock, Ph.D., Director of Product Development, Translume, Inc.The technologies developed in research labs throughout the university often have great potential commercial value. While this is often true, the pitfalls in the path to commercial success are diverse and mostly non-technical. Dr. Haddock, who has used the knowledge from his UM physics Ph.D. to commercialize technology in tech startup companies, many with technology spun out from UM, will describe the commercialization process for a wide range of applications.