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From Science to Startup – How to make it happen?

From Science to Startup – How to make it happen?
Date: 17.01.2018 10:00 - 17.01.2018 11:30
Location: Life Science Center auditorium
Location details: The event is organised at the auditorium in the premises of Life Science Center, CSC at Keilaranta 14, Espoo, Finland. The best way to reach us is by public transportation; more detailed travel tips are available.
Language: English
Lecturers: Anil Sethi Entrepreneur-in-Residence
ETH Zurich
Price:
  • Free for Finnish universities, polytechnics and governmental research institutes.
  • Free for others.

Take this short-notice but unique opportunity - come and listen to our special guest and keynote speaker Anil Sethi, Entrepreneur-in-Residence at ETH Zurich, author of one of the top 5 books in the world for innovation in 2017 "From Science to Startup".

Anil Sethi will visit Finland next week, and CSC provides You an opportunity that is one of a kind, to follow Sethi's presentation at CSC on Wednesday 17 January at 10.00–11:30, in the Auditorium of the Life Science Center Keilaniemi, Espoo.

What are the challenges and opportunities in turning research into startups? How to convert technological excellence into commercial success? Anil Sethi will cover the lessons learnt from entrepreneurship in Switzerland in his presentation "Entrepreneurship - basis for sustainable competitive advantage".

The seminar is hosted by Kimmo Koski, CEO at CSC.

For questions regarding content of the event please contact: jesse.oikarinen@csc.fi

You are warmly welcome!

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About the keynote speaker:

Anil Sethi

Entrepreneur-in-Residence, ETH Zurich

Anil Sethi is a serial entrepreneur, author and teacher. Anil raised over $100m for his first company Flisom, an ETH spin-off commercialising flexible solar cells. His book "From Science to Startup" was recognised in 2017 as one of the top five books in the world for 'innovation and entrepreneurship' by the British Library. In addition to being the entrepreneur-in-Residence at ETH Zurich, Anil also advises governments and universities in countries including Iceland, India, Switzerland and the Middle East on developing an entrepreneurship policy, ecosystem and strategy as a basis of sustainable competitive advantage. In addition, Anil advises family offices in developing entrepreneurship to sustain high-margin growth.


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