Past Events

Primary tabs

RIO Advantage Workshops 2021-22: Innovation Toolkit

Advantage Workshops are intended to give research teams the tools they need to maximize the impact of their research. Speaker: Amy Skeoch, Master of Applied Nutrition Practicum Coordinator The Innovation Toolkit workshop enables researchers and their teams to elevate their dynamic problem solving and communication systems to realize the full value of every team member’s contribution. By embracing new ways of problem-solving and assessing risk, workshop participants will turn their ideas into valuable and well-considered solutions.

RIO Advantage Workshops 2021-22: Intellectual Property Essentials

Advantage Workshops are intended to give research teams the tools they need to maximize the impact of their research. Speaker: David Hobson, Manager, Technology Transfer & Entrepreneurship The Intellectual Property Essentials workshop will be useful for researchers at all career stages. It will help inventors and creatives understand the options they have to maximize the financial potential of their work.

Proteus Innovation Competition Virtual Launch

ProteusIC – a four-month long competition that challenges you to create a commercialization plan for 1 of 6 technologies developed out of Ontario's research institutions and then pitch it to a panel of judges. Western University is partnering with McMaster University, University of Windsor, University of Waterloo, University of Guelph and Wilfrid Laurier University to bring you six technologies for you to develop commercialization plans for.

RIO Advantage Workshops 2021-22: Communicating the Value of Your Research

Advantage Workshops are intended to give research teams the tools they need to maximize the impact of their research. Speaker: Amy Skeoch, Master of Applied Nutrition Practicum Coordinator Learn how to craft your value proposition and amplify the impact of your research to win grants and get published.

IP Talks: Using Intellectual Property in Business

Join us on October 20, 2021 at 1pm (EST) as we continue the monthly IP Talks series brought to you by the IP Village*. In this second 1-hour webinar you will learn about using IP in a business. Agenda Foundation: A strategic approach to using your IP (CIPO - 20mins):

RIO Advantage Workshops 2021-22: Advanced Collaboration Techniques

Advantage Workshops are intended to give research teams the tools they need to maximize the impact of their research. Speaker(s): Amy Skeoch, Master of Applied Nutrition Practicum Coordinator & Vanja Banks, Industry Liaison Officer Many researchers achieve more impact and success because of long-term relationships formed with industry and external partners. This workshop will help researchers develop a strategy for cultivating fruitful collaborations and to optimize the way they work with external partners.

IP Talks: Protect Your Intellectual Property

Join the new monthly IP Talks series brought to you by the IP Village*. In this first 1-hour webinar you will learn about the fundamentals of intellectual property (IP). Agenda Foundation: Introduction to IP rights (CIPO - 20mins):

Communicating the Future: Engaging the Public in Basic Science

to
This virtual conference will explore the unique characteristics of the relationship between the public and basic research, drawing from the experience and expertise of our colleagues in the science and science communication communities. Communicating the Future: Engaging the Public in Basic Science will explore why the public and basic science should be connected and what current communication and engagement efforts are taking place, including the challenges and opportunities in this work. 

IP Strategy and Commercialization

IP Strategy: Are you looking to get the most out of everything your company produces, including your products and the innovations that make them possible? Are you looking to enter international markets? Developing an intellectual property (IP) strategy will help you strategically grow your business and maximize the value of your IP. This seminar will outline what to consider when developing your IP strategy in order to help you extract value from your IP, protect your business from competitors, gain a competitive advantage, or take your business abroad.

Events Archive