All EWeek events are FREE and open to the public.
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We have door prizes!!
Protecting Your Invention:
A Discussion of Patents and Trade Secrets
with Dr. Robert Murgita
Professor, McGill University
Dr. Murgita will be discussing the basic steps you must take to use the intellectual property protection systems so that you can ensure ownership through the steps of development and commercialization of your invention.
About the Speaker
Dr. Robert Murgita, full Professor at McGill University, has published more than 130 publications on immunotherapeutic drug candidates. He is the named inventor on more than 40 US and International patents covering the manufacturing and uses of therapeutic drugs. He has served as the Chairman of Microbiology and Immunology at McGill’s Faculty of Medicine, and has held the Canadian Pacific Chair and as such he was the University’s chief spokesman for biotechnology at the University and government levels. In 1994, he founded his first Biotech company, IMMTEK. He then went on to found Atlantic Biopharmaceuticals in 1999, which in 2002 became Merrimack Pharmaceuticals, to commercialize his discoveries. Merrimack Pharmaceuticals went public on NASDAQ on March 2012 and attained a market cap of approximately $1 Billion USD. He now leads a multidisciplinary research team at McGill that focuses on rational drug design using computational methods.
Did you know that the more EWeek events you attend the greater your chances of winning a Google Chromebook? Exchange your passport for the contest draw on Thursday. See Passport for details.
When & Where
Dawson College Eweek
Eweek @ Dawson College
The place to be
November 14 to 17, 2016!!
Dawson College’s Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Education will host Entrepreneurship Week (Eweek) coinciding with Global Entrepreneurship Week, November 14 to 17, 2016.
Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is an international movement to inspire millions of young people to embrace innovation, imagination and creativity through entrepreneurship. It is estimated over 15 million youngsters participated worldwide in tens of thousands of events and competition for Global Entrepreneurship Week. In Montreal, Dawson College's EWeek will provide a diverse and strong line-up of speakers, networking events, contests and activities for Montrealers and Dawson College students alike.
Many young students will have their first glimpse of a possible alternative career path and connect with seasoned entrepreneurs. All Montrealers are invited and all events are free. Hear inspiring stories of successful entertainers, photographers, illustrators, designers, dancers, programmers and farmers who launched their own businesses.
Dawson College is ideally placed to be a gathering place of high-profile community events. Situated in the heart of Montréal’s downtown core, at the Atwater metro station, Dawson is Québec’s largest CEGEP with roughly 8,250 full-time day students, 2,400 continuing education students, 600 faculty and a 200+ team of support staff. The college currently offers over 30 programs in 50+ fields of study, including a variety of programs in the creative sector.
We hope to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs. Do you have a big idea??? Would you like to sponsor and event? Do you want to connect with like-minded people or maybe just observe what the buzz is all about? Join us for Eweek in November!!
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Thank you to our sponsors for their invaluable support of Dawson College's Eweek.