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Making connection at DOC Discovery Day
At April the 12 a new edition of the DOC discovery day took place at the TU-Delft. A successful day organized by with a lot interaction and inspiration. Inspiring speeches alternated with pitches of a number of Phd students. During the pitches they told the audience, consisting of expert from the field, why their technology was ready for the next step. The event was attended by many participants from the field.
The day was filled with lectures and sessions and had an open atmosphere. They ranged from practical advice about subsidy opportunities to a Q&A from photonics veteran Jan Melles. Who boost over 45 years of entrepreneurial experience in the optics and laser industries. Not only Dutch companies where present during the day. Anke Mank of Optonet the German photonica network talked about the industry clusters as a success driver for innovation and startups.
During the program there was a parallel program specially for phd’ers. They were trained in improving there pitches and had the opportunity to connect with entrepreneurs to push their technology further.
The award for best pitch went to Tope Agbana. Who had a solution for diagnosing Malaria.
We are looking forward to the next edition of the discovery day and we like to thank all the participants and especially our participating phd’ers.