Entrepreneurship and Commercialization Practicum

1W A&B (IARC Building)

1W A&B

IARC Building


This six-week short-course is perfect for Fermilab researchers who are interested in connecting their work with direct societal impact. During this course, students will be exposed to core entrepreneurship and commercialization concepts such as customer discovery, value propositions, business models, and market analysis. Students will also have the opportunity to practice the skills through an interactive workshop environment.

The course is scheduled for six consecutive Thursdays, from 4PM to 7PM in the IARC Building, starting April 18, 2019 and ending May 23, 2019. Seats are limited.

Module 1 April 18, 2019 Introduction to Core Concepts
Module 2 April 25, 2019 Business Model Canvas
Module 3 May 2, 2019 Product-Market Fit
Module 4 May 9, 2019 Customer Discovery
Module 5 May 16, 2019 Market and Competitive Analysis
Module 6 May 23, 2019 Technology Transfer and Commercialization at Fermilab
Course Materials
  • Arnab Ghosh
  • Brian Hartsell
  • Brian Nord
  • Carol Johnstone
  • Derek Plant
  • Guillermo Fernandez Moroni
  • Jesse Batko
  • Joseph Angelo
  • Juan Estrada
  • Kris Anderson
  • Marc Paterno
  • Matteo Cremonesi
  • Matthew Hollister
  • Mattia Parise
  • Mike Geelhoed
  • Noah Curfman
  • Raina Wang
  • Raul Campos
  • Stefan Gruenendahl