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Deep Dive Into Deep Tech Incubation: Diversity and Inclusion

Join an NSF-funded webinar on the deep tech startup ecosystem

April 30, 2021 12:00 PM  to 
April 30, 2021 1:00 PM
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Diversity and Inclusion In Deep Tech

Hear from the nation's top thought leaders about how they are making an impact on the deep tech incubation ecosystem and accelerating commercialization for deep tech startups.

Deep tech commercialization requires significant human and capital resources. Whether it’s within a startup, a large corporation or anything in between, this deep tech to market process requires a strong and committed team of people with different expertise and experience. In addition, it has been well documented that tech ecosystems often lack diversity and participation from a truly inclusive mix of people from a wide range of backgrounds. There is also empirical data that shows more diverse teams are more productive and more profitable for their organizations. As a result, it seems that there is an opportunity for all members of the deep tech ecosystem to identify ways to improve and emphasize diversity and inclusion in their various roles. Doing so would likely enable them to better serve deep tech entrepreneurs and startups and position them for success. The fifth part of the Deep Dive Into Deep Tech Incubation webinar series will explore the diversity and inclusion gap in deep tech innovation and discuss approaches that organizations are using across the country to instill diverse and inclusive ecosystems where they operate.

Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/deep-dive-into-deep-tech-incubation-series-part-v-diversity-inclusion-tickets-146594430889

For more information about other events in this NSF-sponsored webinar series, visit https://deeptech.eventcreate.com/

Meeting Type
Webcast

Contacts
Henry Ahn, email: hahan@nsf.gov

NSF Related Organizations
NSF-Wide
Industrial Innovation and Partnerships

Related Programs
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Phase I
Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program Phase I