You are cordially invited to the Deep Tech Showcase, where you’ll hear pitches by the six companies of Cohort 4 from Argonne National Laboratory’s Chain Reaction Innovations (CRI) program, as well as startups from the University of Chicago’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, including Duality, the first startup accelerator in the nation exclusively focused on quantum technologies.
All startups focus on deep tech in fields of advanced material science, carbon capture, biotech, nanotechnology, manufacturing, energy storage, electrification, clean energy, and quantum sciences. Listen to the best and brightest pitch their innovative technology!
This event is part of the Chicago Venture Summit, the City of Chicago’s flagship venture capital conference and one of the largest venture events in the Midwest. This Deep Tech Showcase will highlight the partnership between CRI and the Polsky Center, focusing on some of our most promising startups.
Deep Tech Showcase
When: Monday, September 27, 2-3:30 p.m. CDT
|2:00 p.m.||Opening Remarks – Haven Allen, CEO & Co-founder, mHUB|
|2:05 p.m.||Polsky Center Welcome – Melissa Byrn, Director of Innovation Programs, Polsky Center and Duality|
Chain Reaction Innovations Welcome—John Carlisle, CRI Director & MC
Carol Scarlett, Axion Technologies
Pranav Gokhale, Super.tech
Kanav Setia, qBraid
Mirella Koleva, Quantopticon
Yu Kambe, NanoPattern Technologies
Matthew Ackerman, QDIR
Margaret Kocherga, Margik
Keith Evans, Great Lakes Crystal Technologies
Karin Calvinho, RenewCO2
Christopher Passolano, SiMat EnerTech
Dhivya Venkat, Esya Inc.
Ryan Meyers, AddGraft Therapeutics
Aslan Mansurov, Arrow Immune
CRI Cohort 5
Arsheen Allam, GOLeafe
Claudiu Bucur, Piersica
Sanza Kazadi, Kazadi Enterprises
Niall O’Dowd, Additive Monitoring Systems
Hongjun Zeng, Adaxius
Duality Cohort 1
Michael Flatté, QuantCAD
|3:25 p.m.||Closing Remarks—Jay Schrankler, Associate Vice President & Head of the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation|
|3:30 p.m.||Event Ends|