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Professional Development Workshops

CCI Symposium: An Unexpected Proposal

Learn fundamental components, tools to facilitate opportunity identification, what funders expect to see in successful proposals, and explore proposal preparation.   

CCI Symposium: The Fellowship of the IP

The Innovation Commercialization Assistance Program (ICAP) Team will discuss the different ways university-based research can be commercialized, including the creation of a startup. They will walk through the entire startup process and discuss potential resources, like CCI, to assist in getting the technology to market. 

CCI Symposium: The Battle of Communicating Research to Media

Working with journalists provides researchers an opportunity to elevate their work and expertise to a wider (non-scientific) audience. This workshop focuses on steps you can take to attract media coverage of your research as well as how to prepare for and participate in interviews with print, online, and broadcast news outlets.  You'll learn best practices for interview preparation, identifying your audience, and developing talking points. You'll also develop skills for explaining and delivering a message that is clear, substantive, conversational, and media-friendly.

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