Events

YEI, student and alumni organizations and community groups hold events, panels, conferences and workshops throughout the year. Check out the event listing below to see what’s happening. Events are open to the public unless otherwise noted.


Pierson College Master's Tea: David G. Neeleman, founder of JetBlue and Azul Airlines
Thu, March 5 - 4:00pm
Pierson College Master's House, 231 Park St., New Haven

Brazilian-American entrepreneur David G. Neeleman, founder of JetBlue and Azul Airlines, will talk about entrepreneurship, how his passion for air travel developed and the differences related to building a company from the ground up in the U.S...

Office Hours with Matt Storeygard, Senior Investment Associate at Connecticut Innovations
Fri, March 6 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
YEI, 55 Whitney Ave., 2nd Floor, New Haven

Matt Storeygard, Senior Investment Associate at Connecticut Innovations, will be meeting with Yale faculty and researchers to discuss funding opportunities through Connecticut Innovations as well as answering questions related more generally...

Crossroads Venture Group: Medical Devices
Thu, March 12 - 4:30pm - 7:00pm
Covidien, 195 McDermott Rd., North Haven

Join us for networking, company pitches and a great panel made up of experts in the Medical Device Industry! This event will help you expand your existing circles as well as your knowledge of Medical Devices. This event will be held at...

Thorne Prize Phase 2 Application Deadline
Tue, March 24 (All day)

Sponsored by InnovateHealth Yale, the $25,000 Thorne Prize is awarded to the best student led proposal to improve health through social innovation and entrepreneurship.  Find out more about the Prize, InnovateHealth Yale, and last year’s...

Sabin Prize Application Deadline
Wed, March 25 (All day)

The Sabin Prize - hosted by the Center for Business and the Environment at Yale (CBEY) - supports innovative student and faculty ideas for a for-profit business that advances a more sustainable way of life. Awarded each April, Sabin winners...

Innovation Rounds: SBIR/STTR Funding Workshop
Fri, March 27 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Brady Auditorium, 310 Cedar St., New Haven

Merrie London, Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Manager at Connecticut Innovations will provide strategic insight on the application process and keys to success for faculty, postdocs and grad students seeking SBIR grants, and...

Contact Erika Smith, erika.smith@yale.edu for more information.


Innovation Seminar Series: SBIR/STTR Funding Workshop
Fri, March 27 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
YEI, 55 Whitney Ave., 2nd Floor, New Haven

Merrie London, Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Manager at Connecticut Innovations will provide strategic insight on the application process and keys to success for faculty, postdocs and grad students seeking SBIR grants, and...

Contact Erika Smith, erika.smith@yale.edu for more information.


Innovation Rounds: CI and CBIF Funding Workshop
Fri, April 24 - 11:00am - 12:00pm
Brady Auditorium, 310 Cedar St., New Haven

Learn how to access available funding for researchers with experts from Connecticut Innovations, including best practices for applying to the Connecticut Bioscience Innovation Fund (CBIF). Craig Crews,  Lewis B. Cullman Professor of...

Contact Erika Smith, erika.smith@yale.edu for more information.


Innovation Seminar Series: CI and CBIF Funding Workshop
Fri, April 24 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
YEI, 55 Whitney Ave., 2nd Floor, New Haven

Learn how to access available funding for researchers with experts from Connecticut Innovations, including best practices for applying to the Connecticut Bioscience Innovation Fund (CBIF). Craig Crews,  Lewis B. Cullman Professor of...

Biotech Entrepreneur Bootcamp
Fri, May 22 - 9:00am - 6:00pm
Henry R. Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse Ave., New Haven, CT

This day-long workshop is tailored to Yale innovators interested in commercializing ideas for drug discovery and biological therapeutics. Emphasis will be on developing fundable ideas and taking an entrepreneurial approach to getting pharma...

Contact Brita Belli, brita.belli@yale.edu for more information.