BTV Innovation Week Kickoff


Stories of Innovation from UVM Entrepreneurs
October 17, 2016
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Davis Center, Livak Ballroom

UVM is proudly kicking off Burlington’s first Innovation Week (October 17–20), an event showcasing the vibrant greater Burlington ecosystem of innovation, design, and technology. This event is sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research, the Entrepreneurial Forum. and BTV Ignite.

9:30-9:55  Coffee and Poster Session
10:00   Welcome and remarks from VP/Research Richard Galbraith and President Tom Sullivan
10:10   Lightning Talks:

  • Beacon VT:  Peter Silverman
  • Packetized Energy: Jeff Frolik
  • Game Theory : Lizzy Pope
  • EASY LLC:  Mike Coleman
  • SAP! : Chas Smith
  • Mamava: Sascha Mayer

10:40   Lightning Talk Q & A session
11:00    Keynote remarks from Briar Alpert, CEO of BioTek, UVM alumni and trustee
11:15     Wrap up and poster session
11:45     UVM- Google Announcement and press conference
12:00    Event concludes


  • trUStr “Smart” Rewards for Healthy Change | Larner College of Medicine
  • BeaconVT | Grossman School of Business
  • Sustainable Entrepreneurship MBA (SEMBA) Program | Grossman School of Business
  • Packetized Energy-Smoothing the transition to a renewable future | College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
  • THINKMD-MEDSINC | Larner College of Medicine
  • VasaPlex | Larner College of Medicine
  • EDGE Backpack: Equipping Law Enforcement for Mass Casualty Scenarios |College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
  • Cartozia Tales | College of Arts and Sciences
  • Systematic Expert Risk Assessment of Suicide (SERAS)| Grossman School of Business
  • Venture Capital Fund | Grossman School of Business
  • goCrop™ online farm nutrient management planning tool | UVM Extension
  • An Adhesive Alginate-Based Patch System for Lung Tissue Repair | Larner College of Engineering
  • Underground Infrastructure Mapping, Modeling and Sensing | College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
  • Transportable Device for Producing Surgical Saline | Larner College of Medicine
  • SPARK-VT & I-TREP | Office for the Vice President of Research, SPARK-VT & UVM I-TREP


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