Lean Innovation: Translating Your Research to Funders & the Broader Community
This interactive workshop will give you new tools and questions to evaluate the value of your research to the broader community & funders.
Communicating the value of your research requires understanding the customer, their problems, and how they evaluate new ideas and solutions. Join our facilitator, Julie Collins, to learn about using lean innovation techniques to communicate the value of your research by understanding the unmet needs of the funder and those impacted by your research.
What is Lean Innovation?
Evaluating Customer Needs
Communicating the Value Proposition
This interactive workshop will give you new tools and questions to evaluate the value of your research to the broader community and the funder.
KNOW YOUR FACILITATOR:
Julie joins us from Georgia in the United States, where she is a leading player in the field of entrepreneurial coaching and a faculty member for the United States’ National Science Foundation’s (NSF’s) Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program. I-Corps is the NSF’s top accelerator program and has educated more than 2000 teams spending over $80M in awards. Having taught more than 20 national cohorts across the country, the NSF Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I Bootcamp, and award winners, Julie has worked with more than 700 technology development teams and is a national leader in applying Lean Startup methodology to early-stage companies. Julie holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Applied Biology and Molecular Genetics and spent her early career studying bacterial genetics at the VA Hospital and Emory University. She was also the Director of SBIR GA, a program of the Advanced Technology Development Center. ATDC is Georgia’s accelerator and incubator for early to mid-stage technology companies.