From Lab 2 Fulfillment Workshop

Queen’s Partnerships and Innovation will be hosting the From Lab 2 Fulfillment workshop, starting in January 2022. Applications open October 2021 until November 15, 2021. FL2F Logo

From Lab 2 Fulfillment is a workshop created by Dr. Orly Yadid-Pecht to guide women towards commercialization by supporting the transformation of their research and discoveries into profitable products and companies. Dr. Yadid-Pecht is an Electrical Engineering Professor at the University of Calgary, AITF Strategic Chair in Integrated Intelligent Sensors, consultant and certified coach. She holds over 30 patents and has co-founded several successful start-ups (WiDR, ToneTech, Luxmux and EatLittle).

The process that Dr. Yadid-Pecht has designed helps women make their scientific innovations more impactful by showing them how to overcome hurdles, find supporters, and build their strategic plans and alliances. Small interactive sessions, asynchronous workshops alongside one-on-one coaching cultivate a supportive space to ideate and pivot research into businesses.

Queen’s is supporting the delivery of this specialized workshop for up to eight (8) faculty members in the upcoming pilot.

 Find out more about the program in the downloadable flyer (PDF, 669.2 KB)

Participants will learn about:FL2F infographic

  • Intellectual property protection
  • Entrepreneurial mindsets
  • Customer and Market Development
  • Strategic Planning
  • Resiliency and Dealing with Setbacks
  • Building Business Foundations
  • Growing and Protecting Competitive Advantages
  • Professionally Pitching for Funds
  • Entrepreneurial Realities

To learn more about the workshop, read testimonials and learn about success stories, visit the FL2F website.

How do I apply?

Fill out the application and submit by email to qpi.info@queensu.ca by November 15, 2021.

 FL2F Application (Word, 139.8 KB)

Questions?

If you would like additional information about the workshop or even if you are thinking about applying but aren’t sure if it is right for you, please do not hesitate to reach out to qpi.info@queensu.ca.

You can also watch our information and Q&A session:

When is it?

The following table outlines the schedule for the workshop.

Date Time Activity Approximate Length Topics Covered
January 11, 2022 11 am - 1 pm Introductory Meetings 15 min each  
January 13, 2022 11 am - 1 pm Introductory Meetings 15 min each  
January 17, 2022 12:30 pm Group Meeting #1 (Synchronous) ~1 hr Introductions, Gender Bias, IP
1:30 pm or later (flexible) (Asynchronous) 1 hr
January 18, 2022 11 am Group Meeting #2 (Synchronous) ~1.5 hr IP, Real Pain, Skill Development
12:30 pm or later (flexible) (Asynchronous) 1 hr
January 19, 2022 11 am Group Meeting #2 (Synchronous) ~1.5 hr Real Pain, Vision and Mission, Entrepreneurial Mindset, Skill Development
12:30 pm or later (flexible) (Asynchronous) 1 hr
January 20, 2022 11 am - 2 pm First 1:1 Meeting with Coach (1) 25 min each Individual Coaching
January 24, 2022 From 12:30 pm First 1:1 Meeting with Coach (2) 25 min each Individual Coaching
January 25, 2022 11 am Group Meeting #4 (Synchronous) ~1.5 hr Lean Startup, Team Buildup, Strategic Planning, Skill Development
12:30 pm or later (flexible) (Asynchronous) 1 hr
January 26, 2022 11 am Group Meeting #5 (Synchronous) ~1.5 hr Strategic Planning, Funding and Support, Alliances
12:30 pm or later (flexible) (Asynchronous) 1 hr
1 pm Guest Talk #1 ~30 min TBD
January 27, 2022 11 am - 2 pm Second 1:1 Meeting with Coach (1) 25 min each Individual Coaching
January 31, 2022 From 12:30 pm Second 1:1 Meeting with Coach (2) 25 min each Individual Coaching
February 1, 2022 11 am Group Meeting #6 (Synchronous) ~3 hrs Pitches, Efficacy, Summary
February 2, 2022 11 am Guest Talk #2 ~40 min TBD
February 3, 2022 11 am FL2F Completion, Certificate Handing, Alumni Event ~30 min