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The InQbation Lab hosts various Showcases & Conferences to connect the local and global entrepreneurs, in addition to hosting Seminars & Workshops throughout the year covering commercialization topics by featured speakers and CEOs.


Ongoing Event Series

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Q Founder Seminars

Virtual and In-Person seminars that cover topics relevant topics for current and future founders, including legal, fundraising, business, regulatory, etc.

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FoundHer Seminars

Virtual seminars and panels aiming to spotlight women innovators, bridge connections to women founders and venture capitalists, provide commercialization basics and demystify the process of VC fundraising.

Get details about the FoundHer Series

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Tech Talk at the Q

These in-person events offer local high school students the opportunity to meet Northwestern faculty and learn about their innovative research that will impact our future.

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Showcases and Conferences

The InQbation Lab hosts and supports events that draw the local and broader community, aiming to increase the visibility, opportunity and communication for Northwestern entrepreneurs and scientists.

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Featured Past Events

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Tech Talk Kevin Lynch

Tech Talks at The Querrey InQbation Lab offer local high school students the opportunity to learn about technologies that will impact our lives from leading Northwestern faculty.

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Synbio Symposium

Hosted at Standford University, this symposium focuses on how we might tackle some of the biggest challenges in sustainability using some of the newest innovations in synthetic biology.

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