Professor Edwards on Panel Discussing Commercializing Innovation

On November 13, 2012, Professor Tom Edwards will serve on a workshop panel focused on opportunities available to commercialize innovative water-related technologies.  Professor Edwards is the Technical Director at Met-Pro Corporation, a member of the Philadelphia Air Pollution Control Board, and a long time faculty member of the Engineering Management Program at Drexel University.

The workshop, entitled "Commercializing Innovation: Advanced Water Treatment Technologies" (PDF) will be held at Temple University and run from 9:00am to 1:00pm.  The primary audience for the workshop is scientists and engineers interested in translating research into the commercial marketplace and entrepreneurs focused on developing and marketing technology innovations.  There is no cost to attend the event, but seating is limited, so please RSVP.  Additional details are listed below.

Date: November 13, 2012

Time: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm (light lunch provided)

Cost: Free


Temple University
College of Engineering – 1st Floor Conference Room
1947 North 12th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Topics for discussion:

  • Technology Commercialization Assistance and Support
  • Key Considerations in Creating a New Venture
  • Financing a New Technology Venture
  • First-hand Experience of a Technology Entrepreneur