Houston Methodist

When Ideas Grow Past the Laboratory

Deborah Mansfield, MS, MBA
Consultant, Panel Review (NSF)
Owner, Deborah Mansfield Business Services
Houston, TX

Deborah Mansfield, MS, MBA, offers a wealth of expertise for empowering the academic researcher-turned-entrepreneur to translate ideas from bench to bedside and market. An innovation business development professional, she will provide an overview of resources--local, regional and “beyond Texas”--and share her insights on business acceleration, startup methodology and early business funding. As director at the Houston Technology Center for 13 years, Mansfield assisted over 400 startups, facilitating over $54 million in awards from the Texas Emerging Technology Fund. She has served as a coach and judge for pitch events and hackathons, including SXSW and TMCx Accelerator. Initially a bench scientist, she eventually managed $90 - $120 million monthly in grant applications at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Currently, she consults on domestic and international business and economic development.

Presented by the Department of Nanomedicine

Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Houston Methodist Hospital, Dunn Rio-Grande (D1-064)
6565 Fannin Street

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Deborah Mansfield, MS, MBA, Consultant, Panel Review (NSF) Owner

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