17th Annual NYU Venture Showcase

Thursday, Feb 21 | 5:00 - 7:30 pm
NYU Stern Tisch Hall, 40 West 4th Street RSVP: bit.ly/WRBerkley_vs19_StartupShowcase

Meet 41 of NYU's best and brightest startups at the W. R. Berkley Innovation Lab’s 17th Annual Venture Showcase. All startups presenting are semi-finalists in this year’s $300K Entrepreneurs Challenge -- including us! Stop by to say hi while you mix and mingle with innovators and investors, changemakers and doers, all from the vibrant NYU and NYC entrepreneurial ecosystem.


My invention is in the quarterfinals of the NYU 300k Entrepeneur's Competition!

This fall, I transitioned to becoming chief of pediatric orthopedics at Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School. While that was excitement enough, I also had the time to enter my invention into the prestigious NYU 300K competition and to my surprise, our team has entered the quarterfinals! It has been incredibly exciting to learn a new skill — business! I’ve never known how to market or pitch an idea, but the competition has boot camps that teach exactly that. I will keep you posted on the outcome, but whatever it may be the journey has already been a reward.

Using innovation to help in peripheral nerve recovery

One of the most amazing things about working at a major university is having access to innovation. I've got lots of projects on the go - more on those to come - but recently the NY Daily News reported on one of the first patients with whom I had the honor of working. Read about Robby Foley's nerve recovery in this article: http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/health/rusk-rehabilitation-docs-enabled-young-man-motoring-article-1.3391518.



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Creating a new device for the upper extremity in patients with cerebral palsy... in process...

Dr. Chu is creating an innovative device for neuromuscular disorders in cerebral palsy patients!