How to Accelerate Your Optics, Photonics, and Imaging Startup with Luminate

Sep 6, 2018
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About This Webinar
Solving problems in augmented and virtual reality, autonomous vehicles, machine vision, biophotonics, and other fields requires unique skills. So does successfully launching a business. Luminate can help you do both. As the only international startup accelerator focused solely on next-generation optics, photonics, and imaging (OPI), Luminate is bringing visionary entrepreneurs from around the globe together with OPI pioneers and qualified investors to speed innovation and time to market. This support includes $100,000 upon program acceptance and a chance to win $1 million in follow-on funding.

If you’re an entrepreneur who is working on solving problems in these fields, you may be eligible to participate in Luminate. In this webinar, you’ll learn about:
  • The technical, engineering, and support services that will help you complete the components of launching a business.
  • How the structured curriculum and reciprocal peer learning environment will help you transfer knowledge into action.
  • How Luminate graduate Jason Babcock of Positive Science was able to scale his business through Luminate.
  • The criteria for participation and the selection process.
  • How to apply by Sept. 24 to be a part of the next cohort.
  • Sujatha Ramanujan, Ph.D., Executive Director, Luminate
  • Andrew Simon, Client Engagement Manager, Luminate
  • Jason Babcock, CEO, Positive Science and Luminate Graduate
  • Niaz Karim, CEO, Intelon Optics and Luminate Graduate
About Sujatha Ramanujan:
Sujatha Ramanujan, Ph.D., Executive Director, LuminateSujatha Ramanujan, Ph.D., is a serial entrepreneur and seasoned executive with 25 years of experience in clinical devices and consumer electronics. Ramanujan has started, built, and grown three startup businesses in cardiac surgical equipment, optical communications, and nanomaterials. In addition, as CTO and product line manager of Mammography CAD and Pediatric Businesses within Kodak and Carestream, her team developed and launched clinical equipment and clinical IT on every continent. She holds 28 issued U.S. patents. She has served on investment advisories in the U.S., Canada, and Israel. Ramanujan has a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan and is an executive board member of the National Women’s Hall of Fame.

Who should attend:
If you are developing or planning to develop an optics, photonics, and/or imaging-enabled technology or application, this webinar will provide valuable guidance on the support that could be available to you. If you are a potential investor, an OPI startup with fewer than 10 employees, or an OPI professional who is interested in learning more about the Luminate accelerator, we hope you will join us for this webinar. The Luminate accelerator supports companies from all over the world. For more information, please visit the Luminate website.
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