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Cambia Grove Roundtable: Catalyzing Accelerators and Incubators to Drive Innovation

March 30, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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Join Terri Butler, Chandana Haque and Aditi Martin as they discuss how incubators and accelerators are critical to advance innovation.

About this Event
Join featured guest speakers as they discuss the role of co-working hubs, incubators and accelerators in catalyzing health care innovation.

This roundtable will be hosted by:

Terri Butler, PhD, Associate Director of Technology Outreach & Partnerships, WE-REACH, Bio Medical Innovation Bootcamp
Chandana Haque, Executive Director, Altitude Lab
Aditi Martin, PhD, Senior Director, Collaborations and Entrepreneurship, OHSU, Director, Innovation and Awards Program, Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute, OHSU
Accelerators and incubators are essential in creating a culture where stakeholders can freely exchange ideas and develop solutions to known and existing problems within the health care system. As we have found through the Health Care Innovation Advancement Framework, impactful innovation can thrive when clinical and entrepreneurial communities are supported to help drive solutions that positively impact the Triple Aim.

Who should attend this event?

• Innovators looking to work with an incubator/accelerator to advance their work.

• Ecosystem builders who work in peer organizations to learn best practices and bring in new ideas to their communities.
About Our Roundtables:

Q&A roundtable discussions are conducted by the community to provide opportunities for a small group discussion with subject matter experts.

There are 15 seats at the table for the 90-minute discussion.

A few days prior, we will send out “Confirmation Required” emails to registrants. You must email back to confirm your spot, or we will have to release your ticket. This roundtable will be happening virtually, Riley Sorenson (Riley@cambiagrove.com) will reach out to attendees with meeting info.


Bio: Terri Butler, PhD, works with faculty and students at the University of Washington and around the Pacific Northwest advising on commercialization pathways for biomedical technologies. She is the primary contact for the ITHS Drug and Device Advisory Committee and manages the WE-REACH Biomedical Innovation Bootcamp. Over her career, she has worked in many capacities including invention, product development, FDA regulatory management, manufacturing scale-up, and sales and marketing. She is an inventor on 13 patents in coating processes, chemical formulations, and nutritional applications and has led market launches for several products. Applying this experience Terri enjoys guiding innovators as they learn the steps to take their ideas to market.

Bio: Chandana Haque is a product and business strategy professional with over a decade of experience operating startups in the biotech industry. Chandana earned her B.S. at Carnegie Mellon and her MBA from UC Berkeley—Haas School of Business where she focused her graduate work in strategic finance and innovation. While earning her degree, she worked in venture capital and conducted research on novel approaches to innovation. During this time, she developed a passion for coaching founders and an appreciation for the systemic challenges underrepresented founders face. Chandana is a competitive swimmer, avid hiker, and loves speed reading dystopian novels.

Bio: Aditi Martin, PhD, aims to foster a thriving regional environment to support innovation, enable productive collaborations that drive technology development, complement research and clinical expertise and enhance innovation programs across Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) and the Pacific Northwest region. Prior to joining OHSU, Aditi served at the Office of Technology Ventures at Johns Hopkins University, where she managed intellectual property, lead the negotiation and execution of a variety of technology development and collaborative agreements focused on translation of biomedical advances. Aditi has also worked in the start-up world developing a cancer diagnostic platform.


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