• Thank you all for making the 1st annual Front Range Industry and Postdoc Summit a huge success! View photos from the event, and sign up to volunteer for FRIPS 2019. Stay tuned for updates!

    • The Postdoctoral and Early-career Association of Researchers (PEAR) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Postdoctoral Association of Colorado (PAC) at the University of Colorado present the second annual Front Range Industry and Postdoc Summit.

      The Summit will promote dissemination of cutting edge research into industry and build ongoing local partnerships and collaborations between Front Range academic institutions and corporations through the first-ever summit to connect early-career postdocs and local industry.

    Thanks to our generous sponsors!

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    Tentative Schedule Of Events

    • 1:00 pm

    • Elevator Pitches

      • Short 1-2 minute intro to your research
      • Introduce yourself and your research to industry members

    • 2:30 pm

    • Networking Session

      • Coffee and snacks provided

    • 3:30 pm

    • Panel Discussion
      Awards & Closing Remarks


    The 2018 summit will be held at the Jennie Smoly Caruthers Biotechnology Building (JSCBB) at the University of Colorado, Boulder, CO.

    A variety of transportation options are available for FRIPS including bike parking, CU buses, and RTD public transit. Parking information will be provided closer to the date of the Summit.

    About FRIPS Planning Committee

    Our team is a collaboration between CU and NIST Postdoc associations

    The FRIPS planning brigade: Heidi Culver (CU Boulder Postdoctoral Associate), Jasper Drisko (NIST NRC Postdoctoral Fellow), Raquel Gallego (CU Boulder Postdoctoral Associate), Callie Higgins (NIST NRC Postdoctoral Fellow), Ben Nault (CU Boulder Postdoctoral Fellow), Matt Simons (CU PREP / NIST Postdoc), Julie Walker (CU Boulder Postdoctoral Associate)