The Center for Enabling New Technologies Through Catalysis (CENTC), a National Science Foundation Center for Chemical Innovation, is sponsoring a summer school to be held July 22-26, 2013 on the University of Washington campus in Seattle. The five-day program will feature pedagogical presentations by a diverse group of professionals focused on the process of innovation in catalysis and the chemical sciences from basic research to market. In addition, mini-workshops on proposal writing and intellectual property and patents will be featured.
Intellectual Property and Innovation
Bench to Market
Emilio Bunel, Argonne National Laboratories
Elon Ison, North Carolina State University
Who should apply?
The program is intended for advanced PhD students, postdoctoral fellows, and other early-career researchers as well as faculty members from primarily undergraduate institutions who are interested in deepening and updating their understanding of organometallic catalysis and the process of innovation. Applications from members of groups under-represented in chemistry are strongly encouraged.
to apply. Applications require a short personal statement describing your current research and/or teaching areas or interests and how you believe attending the summer school will further your education and career goals. Current students and postdocs must also provide a reference from your research advisor.
Application Deadline: Extended to April 19, 2013
Admission decisions will be announced by May 1, 2013
Fees and Financial Support
There is no fee to attend this Summer School. Funding is available for travel and lodging for approximately 60 participants.
Guaranteed support is available for travel up to $700 and most local expenses (dorm room – double – for up to six nights and provided meals). Meals provided: Breakfast and lunch Monday – Friday, Dinner Thursday