August 7th & 8th

Rose Rock Bridge Showcase

Agora Event Center, 1402 S. Peoria Ave
Tulsa, OK
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About the Event

Rose Rock Bridge is thrilled to announce its 2024 showcase featuring 15 dynamic startups from our venture studio, each pioneering solutions in energy and sustainability.
This event will gather thought leaders from the sectors of energy, government, academia, national labs, and finance. It's not just an opportunity for our startups to connect with key stakeholders, but a platform for fostering meaningful conversations on best practices and strategies to transform cutting-edge research into practical, impactful energy solutions. Join us for an inspiring convergence of ideas and innovation!

Agenda

August 7th

Startups
Check-in and Breakfast
8:00 aM — 9:00 aM
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This workshop is specifically designed for members of university tech transfer offices! Our goal is to foster better engagement with universities in order to identify cutting-edge technology that can address important challenges in the clean energy sector.

During this workshop, we will provide an overview of the Rose Rock Bridge model and the areas of focus within our venture studio, including enhanced geothermal, critical minerals, produced water, and methane management. We will also seek feedback from participants on how we can improve our workflows and collaboration with universities.

By working together, we can leverage the expertise and innovation within university research labs to drive impactful solutions for our corporate partners. Don't miss this opportunity to be a part of the exciting intersection between academia and industry in the clean energy space. Join us for an interactive and collaborative workshop that will shape the future of technology transfer in the clean energy sector.
Startups
VentureWell Workshops
9:00 aM — 5:30 PM
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Session round-up

Refining the pitch

1-on-1 mentor clinics
academia & tech Transfer
Check-in and Lunch
11:00 aM — 12:00 PM
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This workshop is specifically designed for members of university tech transfer offices! Our goal is to foster better engagement with universities in order to identify cutting-edge technology that can address important challenges in the clean energy sector.

During this workshop, we will provide an overview of the Rose Rock Bridge model and the areas of focus within our venture studio, including enhanced geothermal, critical minerals, produced water, and methane management. We will also seek feedback from participants on how we can improve our workflows and collaboration with universities.

By working together, we can leverage the expertise and innovation within university research labs to drive impactful solutions for our corporate partners. Don't miss this opportunity to be a part of the exciting intersection between academia and industry in the clean energy space. Join us for an interactive and collaborative workshop that will shape the future of technology transfer in the clean energy sector.
academia & tech Transfer
Leveraging RRB Venture Studio for Tech Transfer
12:00 PM — 2:00 PM
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RRB venture studio model and innovation focus areas

Industry informed commercialization workflows

Effective industry-academia engagement – a case study on commercializing research from Texas A&M and Colorado School of Mines
academia & tech Transfer
Networking Break
2:00 PM — 3:00 PM
Industry
Check-in and Refreshments
2:00 pM — 3:00 PM
academia & tech Transfer
Industry
Commercializing IP with Brad Scheller
3:00 PM — 5:00 PM
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Evaluating IP from an industry standpoint

Tackling challenges in commercializing IP

Roundtables between academic tech transfer professionals and corporate innovation / venture teams
academia & tech Transfer
Industry
STARTUPS
Happy Hour
5:00 PM — 6:30 PM

August 8th

All audiences
Check-in and Breakfast
8:00 aM — 9:00 aM
All audiences
Startup Pitches | Session 1
9:00 aM — 5:30 PM
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8 startups to pitch

10 min pitch time + 5 min Q&A
All audiences
Networking Lunch
11:30 aM — 12:30 PM
All audiences
Startup Pitches | Session 2
12:30 PM — 2:00 PM
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8 startups to pitch

10 min pitch time + 5 min Q&A
All audiences
Networking Break
2:00 PM — 3:00 PM
All audiences
Building Bridges for Technology Transfer Panel
3:30 PM — 4:30 PM
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This panel will explore strategies and best practices to foster collaboration between academia, industry, big tech, and federal agencies. We'll focus on actionable steps to improve tech transfer, boost industry engagement, and leverage funding opportunities.

Speakers:

Moderator:

All audiences
Closing remarks and Happy Hour
4:30 PM — 6:30 PM

Sponsored by Partner Tulsa
August 7th & 8th

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