Ask the Experts: A Biomedical Innovation Forum
FFMI Dan Lawrence

Fast Forward Medical Innovation

Learn what investors are looking for in new technologies.

Fast Forward Medical Innovation, in partnership with the U.S. Economic Development Administration, present Ask the Experts: A Biomedical Innovation Forum. Join our panel of life science investment experts, Richard Chylla, Ph.D.Mike DeVries, M.A.Hirak Parikh, M.S., Ph.D., and Dan Kidle, MBA as they provide insight on trends within the industry and reveal investment criteria considered when evaluating emerging technologies.


The panel presentation was immediately followed by a virtual poster presentation highlighting projects from the FFMI Hub at the University of Michigan. A short overview of each technology and key elements of their business case for commercialization was shared, followed by open discussion with experts and attendees.


View the posters here.

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Ask the Experts: A Biomedical Innovation Forum
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Fast Forward Medical Innovation is a unit of the Medical School Office of Research, where our mission is to foster an environment of innovation and efficiency that serves the Michigan Medicine research community and supports biomedical science from insight to impact.