A regional technology community at the heart of San Gabriel Valley.

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Join MADIA Tech Launch for a hybrid meet-up and tour at LiNova Energy with COO, Zeiad Muntasser.

Wednesday, June 12, 2023 6:30 - 8:30 PM

602 E. Huntington Dr., Suite B, Monrovia, CA 91016 or via Zoom.

Zeiad Muntasser, LiNova Energy's Chief Operating Officer, will discuss, "High Performance Lithium Battery with Critical Mineral-Free Cathode Materials for Electric Vehicle Applications."

LiNova Energy is developing ultra-high-energy batteries utilizing a Polymer Cathode for the EV, Aerospace, and Energy Storage industries. Unleashing the potential of metal-free cathodes, LiNova's batteries require no nickel or cobalt, ensuring a sustainable and cost-effective power solution. Join us to learn about LiNova Energy's road to success.

Order tickets for $12.00 by noon June 11, or for $20 at the door. Students $6.00. Tickets include pizza and beverage. To attend remotely, you must register to receive the Zoom link.

Bring your friends and don't miss this chance to explore the vibrant entrepreneurial landscape in the heart of San Gabriel Valley. Continue sharing ideas and networking with an after-event mingle at Over Town Brewing Company, 227 W Maple Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016.

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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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Oak Crest Institute of Science and MADIA just started the Gabriel Valley Entrepreneur Discord Server. Open to all entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs, and STEM enthusiasts. Join us at Discord.

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June 12 Event

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Event Replays

To see past virtual events, check out our YouTube Channel!

Recent Meetings

Improving the Sustainability of Vertical Farming by Developing Readily Compostable and Natural Hydrogel Plant Substrates, with Velocigro Chief Science Officer, Dr. Tim Cuthbertson.

Streamed live on April 10, 2024

Entrepreneurial Opportunities in Today's Real Estate and Construction Industries, Citrus College.

Streamed live on March 13, 2024

The Thirty Meter Telescope and the World of Science, TMT International Observatory LLC Executive Director, Dr. Robert Kirshner.

Streamed live on January 10, 2024

A Nonprofit's Journey in the Development of Innovative Medicines, with CEO and Senior Faculty, Dr. Marc Baum.

Streamed live on January 10, 2024

Launching Biotech Startups, with Lab Launch's Facilities and Project Manager, Danielle Chan.

Streamed live on October 11, 2023

Unveiling Innovation and Performance: The Future of Propulsion, with Elizabeth Banks Bruny and the engineers of Gale Banks Engineering / Banks Power.

Streamed live on September 13, 2023

When the Toaster Talks Back--An intro to Artificial Intelligence, with Jeanette Depatie

Streamed live on June 14, 2023

Gene Therapy, the Pharmaceutical Industry, the Investment Community, and Start Up Essentials, with Dr. Kevin Scanlon, author of The Hybrid Entrepreneur

Streamed live on May 10, 2023

Understanding and Navigating the Electrification Ecosystem, with Alco Building Solutions' ("ABS") Kris Kimble

Streamed live on November 9, 2022

The Evolution of Hormone Health for Young Woman and Building a Regenerative Business, with RIF Care's CEO and Cofounder, Val Emanuel

Streamed live on October 12, 2022

AI-Driven Drug Discovery Powered by Premium Chemical Data at Unrivaled Scale to Bridge the Gap Between Discovery and Treatment, with Terray Therapeutics, Inc.'s CEO, Dr. Jacob Berlin

Streamed live on September 14, 2022

Supplying Innovative Batteries to the EV and Consumer Electronics Markets, with Sienza, Inc. COO Sam Kang

Streamed live on June 8, 2022

Making Waves with Photonics Innovation presented by OEWaves CEO and Strobe Founder, Lute Maleki

Streamed live on May 11, 2022

Defining Blockchain, DeFi, DAOs, Web 3.0 and NFTs with Chief Propellerhead and Techsplainer, Jeanette Depatie

Streamed live on April 20, 2022

Moving from Academic Proof of Concept to Clinical-Stage Company with Duet BioTherapeutics CEO, Dr. Alan Horsager

Streamed live on March 9, 2022

Remote Work, Redesign Processes, Practices and Strategies to Engage a Remote Workforce with author, CEO, and founder of PeopleG2, Chris Dyer

Streamed live on February 16, 2022

Tour of Lab Launch with COO, Dr Marie Rippen

Streamed live on Jan 26, 2022

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

What We Are

Our Mission

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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