NBPA Event - Realizing the Impact of Your Research Through Startup Formation


Wednesday, January 13, 2021, 5:00pm to 6:00pm


Zoom link provided upon registration
A round table discussion with Dr. Carmichael Roberts: Realizing the Impact of Your Research Through Startup Formation. You won't want to miss what will be an eye-opening, candid, discussion covering Dr. Roberts' perspective on how to maneuver and excel in the startup and venture capital space. 

Brief Carmichael Biography:
  • Carmichael Roberts is a Boston-based scientist, entrepreneur, and venture capitalist. 
  • Carmichael currently manages over $2B in active capital. He is the founding partner of Material Impact, a VC firm that invests in technologies that solve real-world problems using innovative materials. 
  • He is also co-lead of the investment committee for Breakthrough Energy Ventures, the climate tech fund founded by Bill Gates.
  • Prior to being an investor, Carmichael was a serial entrepreneur and built several successful companies including Arsenal Medical, where he was President and CEO. 
  • After receiving his B.S. and Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Duke University, Carmichael did his post-doc with Professor George Whitesides at Harvard University through a National Science Foundation Fellowship.