Entrepreneur in Residence Program
The Entrepreneurship course will require trainees to expand their thought process beyond science and basic research. Adding the complexities of business and legal issues to science will challenge trainees to think more broadly about their research and how it may be translated. With a better understanding of the expectations of the marketplace, trainees will be better equipped to establish robust translational research projects. Furthermore, this interactive program will provide basic training in new technology development for a diverse audience. Innovators and trainees interested in a career in technology development will be paired with appropriate mentors. Contact the UNeMED office for information 402-559-2468
Veteran Biotechnology Expert Named "Entrepreneur in Residence" for UNeMED
The “Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR)” program was funded by the University of Nebraska to enable UNMC and the other University of Nebraska campuses to bring unique skills to the process of technology development and commercialization.
“Dr. Madsen has a wealth of industry experience that will help UNeMed staff and UNMC faculty bring inventions into clinical use,” said James Linder, M.D., president of the University Technology Development Corporation.
In his new role, Dr. Madsen will:
- Help identify promising UNMC technologies that have the potential to form the basis of new startup companies; and
- Establish partnerships between industry, faculty, clinicians and funding sources in order to develop new business ventures based on novel technologies.
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