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Upcoming SBIR/STTR Seminar

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This Week in Innovation Month: Patent Publications

Did You Know? Patent applications begin life as private, confidential communications between the inventor and the Patent Office (USPTO). If continued, patent applications are published (with a few exceptions) 6 months after the Non-Provisional stage. Published patents are freely available, and easily found online. In 2017, 10 WHOI patent applications published: “Aquatic Sampler and Collection…

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Third Annual WHOI Pitchathon Set to Take Place October 10th

Each year WHOI PIs (Principal Investigators) compete for Proof of Concept Research Funding in the WHOI Pitchathon- a competition similar in format to the popular television show “Shark Tank.” Each are given ten minutes to make their pitch followed by 10 minutes of Q&A from a panel of four judges. This year’s competition is slightly…

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