Meet the Yale Ventures Associates & Fellows, Class of 2022-2023

Each year Yale Ventures recruits students to work as innovation fellows and associates to support Yale faculty entrepreneurs. Blavatnik Associates are graduate and professional school students who provide both technical and business insights for faculty life science projects that are current awardees or being considered for support by the Blavatnik Fund for Innovation. These associates work closely with Blavatnik Fellows, experienced biotech professionals who work full-time as members of the Yale Ventures team.  […]

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Innovation through collaborations

Still, we can have an even greater influence—not just in life sciences, but across technology, climate solutions, quantum computing, and more. To reach this potential, Yale Ventures is growing the ways it supports faculty members. For example, a generous gift earlier this year from Yale alumnus Will Roberts ’90 launched a new accelerator, the Roberts Innovation Fund, which provides grant funding, mentoring, and business training to support breakthrough inventions by engineering faculty members. Earlier, a generous gift by Len Blavatnik created a similar accelerator for the life sciences, the Blavatnik Fund for Innovation at Yale. Of course, students are also a vital part of innovation, and both the Roberts and Blavatnik funds include programs for them. […]

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