In Partnership with the University of Delaware's Colburn Club

A dynamic speaker series presented by DESCA in collaboration with the University of Delaware's Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Graduate Student Organization (Colburn Club) , Ready to Launch provides insight to graduate and post-doc students on applying research to a career in innovation. The series culminates in Innovation Night: a TedX style event that brings industry representatives from major regional corporations to speak about macro-trends and innovation opportunities in today's corporate world.

Connecting Research & Industry

Among the impressive list of speakers for 2018 included:

Shark Tank Winner Don Sandusky:  Launching a Startup out of a Big Company

Tom Schultz:  Innovation in Your Professional Career

Em Photonics CEO Eric Kelmelis:  Launching a Startup from your PhD

Compact Membranes CTO Hannah Murnen: Translating Your PhD into  an Innovation Career