Innovation and Entrepreneurship at NASA: Lessons Learned
The NCCR PlanetS, in collaboration with the Innovation Office of the University of Bern, the Entrepreneurship Center and be-advanced are happy to invite you the 28th of February 2023 for a unique event in company of Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen about the lessons he learnt at NASA regarding Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen was the Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate at NASA until the end of 2022. He was also a professor of space science and aerospace engineering at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, and the founding director of the UM’s Center for Entrepreneurship at the College of Engineering.
Join us to learn more about how one of the world’s leading space agencies is driving innovation, fostering intra- and entrepreneurial talents, drive organisational change and to discuss in what way Swiss innovators, scientists and entrepreneurs may be able to take lessons from it.
16:00 Doors open
16:30 Welcome by the Rector of the University of Bern, Dr. Prof. Christian Leumann
16:35 Innovation and Entrepreneurship at NASA: Lessons Learned – Talk by Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen, former Head of Science at NASA
17:15 Q&A moderated by Sébastien Hug, Head of the Innovation Office of the University of Bern
17:30 Conclusion and thanks by Prof. Nicolas Thomas
Afterwards we hope you join us for the Networking Apéro, sponsored by the Innovation Office of the University of Bern
Location: Room 099, building ExWi. Sidlerstrasse 5, 3012 Bern
Entry free of charge upon registration.
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