Life Sciences Lunch Series

The Indiana Health Industry Forum and Barnes & Thornburg LLP partner to present a monthly seminar series on critical issues in the life sciences. Each month a policymaker or a panel in the field of life sciences will be available to answer questions concerning the major challenges and opportunities in the industry. We hope you will join us.

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 – WEBINAR

11:00 am – 12:15 pm

University Technology Commercialization and Industry Outreach

Many research programs had to come to a halt during the pandemic but Indiana’s research universities are roaring back to life with new technology offerings and new approaches to industry outreach.  Please join us as we hear from representatives from Notre Dame, Indiana University, and Purdue on what has changed, what they want to learn from you, and how things have been shaping up in 2021.

  • Deborah Pollack-Milgate, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg
  • Kristin Jones, President and CEO, Indiana Health Industry Forum
  • Simran Trana- Associate Vice President for Innovation and Commercialization, Indiana University
  • Valerie Gill- Associate Vice President for Business Partnerships, Indiana University
  • Nathaniel K. Utz- Vice President for Industry Partnerships, Purdue University
  • Brooke L. Beier, Ph.D., CLP- Vice President Office of Technology Commercialization, Purdue Research Foundation
  • James E. Thompson, M.S.- Associate Vice President for Innovation, University of Notre Dame
  • Thomas Fuja – Faculty Director of iNDustry Labs, University of Notre Dame 
There is no charge to attend.