INNOVATE MANITOBA, in collaboration with University of Manitoba, Red River College and University of Winnipeg, presents IndustryCONNECTS, a three-part program specifically designed to assist researchers in making successful connections with industry.
- LEARN AND PRACTICE THE ART AND SCIENCE OF THE RESEARCH SALES PITCH!
- INITIATE FEDERALLY-FUNDED ACADEMIC RESEARCH PARTNERSHIPS!
|Part 1||Researcher Pitch Coaching: Enrich your Pitch!||February 13th|
|Part 2||Researcher Pitch Practice||February 20th|
|Part 3||Industry/Researcher Matchmaking & Funding||March 20th|
Part 1: Researcher Pitch Coaching: Enrich your Pitch!
Academic researchers are invited to join Innovate Manitoba and our expert investor pitch coach, Linda Plano with Plano and Simple to learn and practice the art and science of the research sales pitch.
Note: Those who participate in this event will automatically be eligible to take part in Part 2: Researcher Pitch Practice.
Part 2: Researcher Pitch Practice
Part 2 of our Industry CONNECTS program offers those researchers who participated in Researcher Pitch Coaching: Enrich your Pitch! a unique opportunity to practice their newly developed research pitches to a live panel of business experts and investors.
Note: Those who register for Part 2: Researcher Pitch Practice only (and do not participate in Part 1: Research Pitch Coaching), will be subject to approval by Innovate Manitoba on an individual basis.
Part 3: Industry/Researcher Matchmaking & Funding
Connecting the dots…Those who attend Researcher Pitch Coaching: Enrich your Pitch! and Researcher Pitch Practice will be automatically approved to participate in Innovate Manitoba’s Matchmaking and Funding Day.
Imagine an event where academic researchers and firms seeking research assistance can develop research partnerships and learn about and initiate applications for federal funding at the same time…
Imagine no more! Matchmaking and Funding Application Day aims to do just that with the support of knowledgeable administrators with the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).