Life Science Washington Institute is hosting a series of Lunch & Learns focused on answering the burning questions researchers and entrepreneurs have as they grow their idea from concept to commercialization. Each month, we will cover a different topic with a discussion led by a subject matter expert or experienced entrepreneur. These events are free and open to any one interested in learning more about startups and entrepreneurship!

Upcoming Events:

April 14, 2020 | 12-1:00

Launching April 14th, LSWI is hosting a Grant Writing Bootcamp! Visit this page for additional information and to register for the free workshop.

This series is for anyone interested in learning more about the process for applying for SBIR or STTR funding.



Previous Events:

April 1, 2020 | 12-1:00 

Startups live (and die) by the people that make up the founding team. How do you know who to choose?

Rich Giersch, Strategic Advisor, Entreprenuership & Innovation at Life Science WA Institute, presented the building blocks of how to structure your founding team and why the structure of the team matters to investors.


February 10, 2020 | 12-1:00

You are a researcher or entrepreneur with an idea for a company. Who do you need to call? Hint: It’s not Ghostbusters. Will Canestaro, PhD, Managing Director at WRF Capital covered the first basic steps an entrepreneur should take when starting a company including: how to register your company, when do you call the bank, what is “IP” and how do you protect it, etc.


Contact Laura Sconyers, Manager of Entrepreneurship, with any questions or for more information!