Weiss Tech House Innovation Week 2012

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The Weiss Tech House will be hosting Innovation Week from November 13th-15th with various engagements regarding entrepreneurship. Food and refreshments will be served at all events! The events are as follows:

Tuesday, 6-7pm, Huntsman 240:

Come listen to Dr. David Issadore, Assistant Professor of Bioengineering, discuss his work in medical diagnostics. Dr. Issadore has been applying his knowledge in physics and electrical engineering to make advancements in the field of medicine. His work focuses on the d

evelopment of advanced diagnostic devices that detect bacterial diseases and cancer. These devices are cheaper, automated, portable, and more sensitive than those used today and can be used in third-world countries. In the past, he has created hybrid microfluidic chips and a portable Nuclear Magnetic Resonance system used to detect tuberculosis. Dr. Issadore offers a unique perspective on idea formation and innovation in a collaborative research setting.Wednesday, 7-8pm, Huntsman F65:The Weiss Tech House and Penn International Sustainability Association will be co-hosting a panel on the Innovation behind Clean Technology. Come discuss with our panelists to learn more about how you can be involved in innovation through clean technology in the Penn community. Panelists will consist of Jason Halpern (W’10, E’10, EG’10) of PowerFlower Solar and Gridless Power, Stevan Jovanovic (WG’13) of SustainX, and Madison Roberts (C’14) of the Student Sustainability Association at Penn.Thursday, 12-1pm, Weiss Tech House:

Please come to the Weiss Tech House to join Professor Menschik of the SEAS Entrepreneurship Program for our Tech House Lunch with Professor event. Professor Menschik is active not only as a professor and researcher, but also as a physician, neuroscientist, and engineer. He is the founder and leader of Venturef0rth, a company that provides tech start-ups and early-stage companies with a physical home in Philadelphia; he is also the founder and managing director of Acuity Health, a strategic consulting practice focused on “healthtech.” Lunch will be catered; space is limited. Please RSVP at http://bit.ly/UayBek

Thursday, 6:30-8pm, Weiss Tech House:

Please join Professor Babin and fellow entrepreneurs at the Weiss Tech House for an engaging idea generation session. Learn about entrepreneurship, network with students, and find out more about resources on campus. Attendance is highly encouraged for PennVention and Innovation Fund participants. Dinner with be catered. Please RSVP at http://bit.ly/YWHZ40