POLYSunday, 10 September 2006

8:25 AM-12:10 PM San Francisco Marriott -- Salon A2, Oral
Entrepreneurship in Polymers and Technology
Entrepreneurship Tutorial
Organizers:Kathleen O. Havelka
Peter Zarras
Dennis W. Smith Jr.
Rosemarie D. Wesson
Presiding:Douglas A. Wicks
Organizer, Presiding:Joseph M DeSimone
8:25 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:30 AMEntrepreneurship in polymers and technology: Overview of activities and opportunities
Kathleen O'Leary Havelka
9:00 AMTechnology, entrepreneurship and innovation in the San Francisco Bay area
R. Sean Randolph
9:30 AMSmall business research innovation partnership opportunities at the National Science Foundation
Rosemarie D. Wesson
10:00 AMIntermission
10:10 AMThe science and the commercial opportunities behind metathesis catalysts
Robert H. Grubbs
10:40 AMElimineX™ - controlling Listeria from concept to commercialization: A success story
Stephen A. Di Biase
11:10 AMTools to foster entrepreneurship in a large corporation
Nad'a Spišáková, Daniel H. Bolton
11:40 AMChallenges and opportunities of material-centric entrepreneurship
Alexei A. Andreev

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The 232nd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September 10-14, 2006