Members of the Venture Club of Indiana and the general public will meet leaders of five high-tech startups based on university research during a luncheon Thursday, Feb. 4.
The Technology Transfer Luncheon will take place 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Columbia Club, 121 Monument Circle, Indianapolis. Networking begins at 11:30 a.m., and the lunch program starts at noon. The luncheon is $45; registration is available online.
The startups, which are seeking capital and talent, are:
- AccuPS, which provides high-definition 3-D man-machine interaction solutions. CEO Byunghoo Jung will represent the company.
- Anagin LLC, which develops novel therapeutics to treat Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. CEO Eric Messner will represent the company.
- Mimir LLC, which optimizes computer science education and technical recruiting. Founder Prahasith Veluvolu will represent the company.
- SpeechVive Inc., which can improve a patient’s speech clarity. CEO Steve Mogensen will represent the company.
- Spero Energy Inc., which develops cost-competitive processes to convert non-food biomass into high-value chemicals and renewable fuels. Founder and president Mahdi Abu-Omar will represent the company.
Following the luncheon, the Venture Club of Indiana will host experts from Indiana University Research and Technology Corp. and Purdue Research Foundation Office of Technology Commercialization, who will discuss the role of technology commercialization at Indiana University’s and Purdue University’s campus systems. Joe Trebley, a consultant to IURTC, and Brooke Beier, assistant director of business development at PRF, will also share information about technologies available to license or option.
The afternoon workshop is $15 plus tax; registration is available online.