Next Ideas in Innovation series set for April 16

The Office of Technology Development will hold the next Ideas in Innovation series from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, in the Media Center (T2500) on the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center campus. Christopher Kulp, vice president at Richman Chemical, will discuss the use of medicinal chemistry in synthesizing novel compounds.

Kulp will talk about his experience at Richman Chemical, and expertise with patents and the commercialization process. Along with his years of experience in development and manufacturing in the pharmaceutical and chemical industries, he has four United States patents and two European patents to his credit. He has contributed to successful commercialization efforts in the areas of natural and synthetic polymers, organometallics and pharmaceuticals.

Kulp received a master of science in Polymer Chemistry from Stevens Institute of Technology after completing his undergraduate work in chemistry at the University of Delaware. Additionally, he holds an master of business administration in finance from the Fox School of Business at Temple University.

The Ideas in Innovation series gives Penn State Hershey faculty, staff and students the opportunity to hear from industry experts on a variety of topics and trends affecting academic researchers and clinicians. Topics include funding, resources, series and technologies.

Space is limited to the first 25 individuals who reserve a spot at

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Last Updated January 10, 2015