Connect + Develop (C+D) is Procter & Gamble’s systemic, strategic approach to open innovation – collaborating internally and externally to accelerate innovation development through win:win partnerships. C+D is fueled by the philosophy that in partnership, we can create more value together than we ever could alone. Through Connect + Develop, we look for new business opportunities, emerging technologies, packaging, manufacturing processes, products, devices, and innovation services that will enhance and speed our innovation to market, thus enabling us to touch more lives , more completely. Today’s webinar will walk you through P&G’s open innovation journey and set the stage for P&G’s future Connect + Develop vision.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER:
Nick Nikolaides, Ph.D. Open Innovation Manager, P&G
Dr. Nikolaides received his Ph.D. in Synthetic Organic Chemistry from Cornell University in 1989. After a Postdoctoral Fellowship at The Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Nikolaides joined 3M Pharmaceuticals, where he contributed towards the design and synthesis of immune response modifiers as antiviral agents. He then moved to Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals in 1994, where he spent the better part of 14 years in drug discovery targeting cardiovascular indications, launching an upstream chemical development group, and establishing a Competitive & Technical Intelligence function for P&G Global Health Care. He currently leads P&G’s open innovation “Connect + Develop” business model across the global university and research institute landscape.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ATTENDEES:
WEBINAR DURATION: Each session is a 90-minute webinar with 60 minutes of presentation and 30 minutes of Q&A.
COST:Free, but registration required by clicking on the Register button above. Your registration is valid for all webinars in this series
HOW TO PARTICIPATE?: This webinar is online. You need a computer with web access for the visual/audio. You may also dial-in using the audio-only telephone number. The call in details and instructions on how to join the webinar will be sent to you via email after you register. Once registered to the webinar you will receive a reminder email 24 hours before the start of the webinar with instructions on how to join.
QUESTIONS TO SPEAKERS: Q&A is conducted by a chat box to the speakers.
WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE IN THE WEBINAR?:National and international media, federal and state government officials, venture capitalists, angel investors, Global 1000 companies, industry representatives, university officials, entrepreneurs, tech transfer professionals, students, and university faculty and staff.
SLIDES AND VIDEO: The slide presentations and video recording will be available on this page. If you are unable to join the live webinar, you may view the recorded video that will be posted within 24 hours after the scheduled webinar ends.
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