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Microrobots for Biomedical Applications

July 15, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Please join us for networking and a discussion with Dr. Simone Schürle on July 15th. She will discuss: “Microrobots for Biomedical Applications: Insights into current trends in the emerging field of biomicrorobotics”
Microrobots are miniature robots at the microscale with exciting applications in biomedicine.  In addition to discussing how such tiny devices can be built and powered, we will also talk about how these devices can be used in real-world applications.

Dr. Schürle’s  is currently at the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT where she is applying microrobotic control strategies in cancer diagnosis and therapy. She is also co-founder of MagnebotiX, a young spin-off company from ETH focusing on magnetic manipulation systems for crystallography applications. 

Refreshments provided by Helbling (6pm-8pm).

6:00-6:30 Refreshments (Swiss Bakers) and Networking
6:30-7:30 Dr. Simone Schürle
7:30-8:00 Networking

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James Ryan

Jim Ryan has spent the past 20 years building global markets for US-based telecommunications and enterprise technology companies. Mr. Ryan exited five startups (2 IPOs, 2 acquisitions, 1 Chapter 11) and now uses his expertise as one of the three founding partners of Farpoint Ventures helping startups from the US quickly build global sales channels and bring in revenues from overseas markets. Mr. Ryan has closed over $1B in export business for startups.

Mr. Ryan holds a Bachelor's degree from Harvard University and a Master's degree from Osaka University. He is a native speaker of Japanese, and is conversational in Mandarin Chinese and French.

In between meetings, he has climbed Mt. Rainier three times, finished the Boston Marathon and Cape Cod Marathon, climbed Mt. Washington in all four seasons and hiked to the bottom of the Grand Canyon 10 times. He holds a Private Pilot license and enjoys flying his Cessna 172 around New England and beyond.


July 15, 2015
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Cambridge Innovation Center
One Broadway, 5th Floor, Havana Room
Cambridge ,MA02142US
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