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Virtual Meet-up and Tour of Lab Launch with COO, Dr Marie Rippen

Wednesday, January 26, 2021

(Virtual Event Only)

Join MADIA for a Meet-up and virtual tour of Lab Launch with its Chief Operating Officer, Dr. Marie Rippen. Dr. Rippen will discuss "Becoming a For-Profit to Achieve Non-Profit Goals." Lab Launch creates and operates affordable, quality laboratories for the life sciences industry. They run their own laboratory for startup biotech companies in Monrovia, CA and work with other organizations to help them develop and operate their own shared lab spaces. Founded by scientists, for scientists, Lab Launch brings over 15 years of experience and a detail-focused approach to developing and running the most effective facilities to support innovation and commercialization of biotechnology. Lab Launch focuses on providing an environment where scientists enjoy coming to work.

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Motiv Space Systems and Synopsis on Mars now

Check out what how two firms in the MADIA region contributed to the Mars Perseverance rover project. Click here for the Motiv Mastcam-Z story and here for the Synopsis part.

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Recent Meetings

The Blue Economy - Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Our Oceans with Braid Theory CTO, Jim Cooper

Streamed live on Nov 10, 2021

Research, Education, and Innovation at Oak Crest: How a Small Group of People Makes a Big Difference, Chris Buser, PhD

Streamed live on Oct 13, 2021

Spectral Platforms CEO and Founder, Dr Ravi Verma

Streamed live on September 14, 2021

An Inside Look at Optical Design with Mastcam-Z as an Example, Synopsys' Dr Blake Crowther

Streamed live on June 16, 2021

Marketing 101 for Tech Companies with Jeannette DePatie

Streamed live on Apr 7, 2020

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To ensure the region's technical, scientific, and industrial workforce is connected and has the tools they need to be successful, MADIA provides educational programs in entrepreneurship, business finance and operations, and technology development and commercialization in settings which encourage networking and collaboration among members.

Who We Are

MADIA Tech Launch Inc. is a career, company, and industry incubator, established as a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation and providing educational services to the region's technical, scientific, and industrial workforce. The region is centered within and surrounding the cities of Monrovia, Arcadia, Duarte, Irwindale, Azusa, and Glendora. Educational programs include, but are not limited to, entrepreneurship, business finance and operations, and technology development and commercialization

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