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Robert Calcaterra

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As a Principal Advisor, Dr. Calcaterra provides strategic and business advice to recipients of federal grants from the NIH, USDA, NOAA and DOE. Additionally, he also serves as a subject…

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Tania Fernandez

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As a Principal Advisor for Larta’s Commercialization Assistance Program and the National Science Foundation Program, Dr. Fernandez brings to Larta deep domain expertise in the biotech and healthcare industry both…

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John Vassiliades

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As a registered practicing patent, technology, transactions, and corporate attorney, John has mentored nearly 300 companies with their IP strategies, negotiated and successfully closed several hundred domestic and international partnership…

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Xiao-Wei Zhu

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Xiao-Wei Zhu (“Wei”) is a Commercialization Advisor for SBIR grantee companies with phase I and phase II awards from NSF, NIST, NIH, and DOE, help awardees build business models with…

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Lou Scarmoutzos

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As a Principal Advisor in Larta’s Commercialization Assistance Programs, Lou works extensively with Larta life sciences entrepreneurs. He is an expert in intellectual property, market strategy and strategic business planning….

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Mark Klopp

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Mark is a Principal Advisor for Larta Institute. He has years of experience in financial issues & business modeling, IP & market strategy, and strategic business planning. Mark has mentored…

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Luis Jimenez

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Luis is an Expert Resource for Larta’s Commercialization Assistance Programs. He is an innovator, passionate entrepreneur, and life-sciences executive. His experience includes operations, quality control in cGMP manufacturing, regulatory affairs…

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Farida Fotouhi

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Farida Fotouhi is President of Reality2, a marketing, branding, and creative agency she founded to help clients address new realities in the business environment. She has spent 30 years working…

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Vivian Dullien

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As a Principal Advisor for Larta’s Commercialization Assistance Program, Vivian has mentored over 100 Larta entrepreneurs in the fields of life sciences and medical biotechnology. She brings over 30 years…

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Sunil Maulik

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As a Principal Advisor for Larta’s Commercialization Assistance Programs, Sunil brings over twenty-five years of experience in a wide range of commercialization knowledge, expertise, and skill sets. He teaches workshops…

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