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Donnelly To Discuss Bringing Research to Market Feb. 21

Peter Donnelly, associate director for business development at the UI Research Foundation, will discuss commercializing academic research when he speaks at the next meeting of the Entrepreneurial Ventures Group. "Bridging Academic Research & Public Benefit" begins at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21 in the Kelch Conference Room in the Carver Biomedical Research Building. Admission is free. Donnelly, who has managed and sold numerous start-up companies in the last decade, will explain how to understand the importance of commercializing research, how to assess the commercial viability of a product, and how the UI Research Foundation can help. To register online, contact the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurship Center at or call 319-335-1022

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