March 5, 2019

Apply Now for UAMS Commercialization Course – Deadline Extended to March 22

The application deadline for the second annual UAMS fastPACE Course has been extended to Friday, March 22. The 4-week biomedical commercialization course is designed for busy researchers and clinicians with an early stage project. It begins March 29.

The course was developed by FastForward Medical Innovations at the University of Michigan and is modeled after the successful National Science Foundation I-Corps program. It blends in-person and online education to help faculty researchers and clinicians learn the basic components of biomedical commercialization and prepare a successful business case for funding and development partnerships.

Enrollment is open to faculty, clinical practitioners, and post-doctoral fellows who have an early stage biomedical innovation or idea. More information and a link to the application can be found at If you are a graduate or medical student interested in entrepreneurship and wish to simply join a team, please fill out the fastPACE Intake Survey, at

Questions? Contact Nancy Gray, Ph.D., president, BioVentures LLC,