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.


Yale Venture Challenge Application Deadline
Fri, March 27 (All day)

Yale Venture Challenge For ten years, the Yale Entrepreneurial Society (YES) has hosted the Yale Venture Challenge to encourage entrepreneurship in the Yale community and support the growth of startups at Yale. The competition starts with...

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.


Healthcare Innovation: America’s Biggest Cost Crisis
Sat, March 28 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Evans Hall, Room 2400, 165 Whitney Ave., New Haven

A panel discussion by leading experts on how we can face up to the challenges of a changing biotechnology and pharmaceutical landscape SATURDAY, MARCH 28TH 2-3:30 Yale School Of Management Evans Hall, Room 2400 Moderated by: Howard Forman...

BioHaven: The Year of the Microbiome
Mon, April 6 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Brady Auditorium, B131, 310 Cedar St., New Haven

REGISTER HERE The field of microbiome research took off with the appearance of next-generation sequencing, allowing deep sampling of microbial communities without culturing. As a result there is a growing appreciation of...

Office Hours with Merrie London, SBIR Manager at Connecticut Innovations
Tue, April 7 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Yale Office of Cooperative Research, 433 Temple St., New Haven

Merrie London is the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Manager at Connecticut Innovations and can provide strategic insight to faculty, postdocs and grad students seeking SBIR grants, and information on matching those funds through...

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...

Office Hours with Matt Storeygard, Senior Investment Associate at Connecticut Innovations
Fri, May 1 - 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...

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.