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    Sponsorship Proposal SU-GSP12 (A.Tocchio) Sponsorship Proposal SU-GSP12 (A.Tocchio) Presentation Transcript

    • SPONSORSHIP  PROPOSAL      Alessandro  Tocchio
    • The  Program  June  16  –  August  26,  2012  at  NASA:  The  Graduate  Studies  Program  (GSP)  brings  together   a   group   of   experts   in   academics,   business,   and   government   with   the   top  graduate   students   and   leaders   from   around   the   globe   for   an   intense   10-­‐week  experience.   The   program   focus   on   solving   the   planet’s   pressing   challenges   using  exponen4al  technologies.  Students  are  challenged  with  10⁹+  Team  Projects,  with  the  mission  of  posi4vely  affec4ng  the  lives  of  a  billion  people  within  10  years.   |  Internal  Confiden4al  Dra6  |  Not  for  Duplica4on/Distribu4on  |  Copyright  Singularity  University  2007-­‐10  |    4/13/10   2
    • Selected  Faculty  &  Advisors   |  Internal  Confiden4al  Dra6  |  Not  for  Duplica4on/Distribu4on  |  Copyright  Singularity  University  2007-­‐10  |    4/13/10   3
    • Mission  Our   mission   is   to   assemble,   educate   and   inspire   a   group   of   leaders   who  strive   to   understand   and   facilitate   the   development   of   exponen4ally  advancing  technologies  to  address  humanity’s  grand  challenges.   |  Internal  Confiden4al  Dra6  |  Not  for  Duplica4on/Distribu4on  |  Copyright  Singularity  University  2007-­‐10  |    4/13/10   4
    • Student  SelecEon  Criteria  GRADUATE  STUDIES  PROGRAM  2012  (GSP12)  CLASS  STATISTICS:  •  3150   applicants:   selected   22   compe44on   winners   from   17   Global   Impact   Compe44ons  worldwide;  58  par4cipants  from  direct  applica4on  process.            •  80  selected:  2.5%  acceptance  rate.  Over  60%  have  a  masters  degree  or  higher,   and   at   least   10%   are   currently   in   PhD   or   equivalent   programs.   Represented   universi4es  include  Cambridge  and  Oxford,  Yale,  Harvard,  Stanford,    MIT,  etc.     Students  are  selected  based  on  three  criteria:       Top  in  their  field   Demonstrated   Passionate  about   academically   Entrepreneurs/Leaders   Grand  Challenges   |  Internal  Confiden4al  Dra6  |  Not  for  Duplica4on/Distribu4on  |  Copyright  Singularity  University  2007-­‐10  |    4/13/10   5 5  
    • InnovaEon  Engine   |  Internal  Confiden4al  Dra6  |  Not  for  Duplica4on/Distribu4on  |  Copyright  Singularity  University  2007-­‐10  |    4/13/10   6
    • GSP  Academic  Tracks   Technology  Tracks:   ApplicaEon  Tracks:       1.  ArEficial  Intelligence  &  RoboEcs   1.  Energy  &  Environmental  Systems   2.  Nanotechnology   2.  Space  &  Physical  Sciences   3.  Networks  &  CompuEng  Systems   4.  Biotechnology  &  BioinformaEcs   5.  Medicine  &  Neuroscience       Resource/Management  Tracks:     1. Futures  Studies  &  ForecasEng     2. Policy,  Law  &  Ethics   3. Finance,  Entrepreneurship  &  Economics   |  Internal  Confiden4al  Dra6  |  Not  for  Duplica4on/Distribu4on  |  Copyright  Singularity  University  2007-­‐10  |    4/13/10   7
    • Team  Projects  109+   10   9+   ...ten to the ninth, plusEach  summer,  GSP  students  are  asked  to  design  a  sustainable  company  (product   or   service   based)   that   will   posi4vely   impact   the   lives   of   1  billion  people  within  10  years  by  leveraging  accelera4ng  technologies.   |  Internal  Confiden4al  Dra6  |  Not  for  Duplica4on/Distribu4on  |  Copyright  Singularity  University  2007-­‐10  |    4/13/10   8
    • Why  Me?   Alessandro  Tocchio   •  BS  and  MS  in  Physics  Engineering  Politecnico  of  Milan   •  PhD   student   in   Medical   Nanotechnology   at   the   European   School   of   Molecular   Medicine   (SEMM)   awarded  with  scholarship  (www.semm.it)   •  Researcher  at  Fondazione  Filarete   •  2nd   in   the   life   science   sector   at   Start   cup   Lombardy   2011  compe44on  (business  plan  compe44on  in  Italy)   •  Winner   of   the   prize   “Best   Business   Idea   in   the   Milan   Area  2011”   •  CEO   and   co-­‐founder   of   Tensive,   a   regenera4ve   medicine   entrepreneurial   project,   incubated   in   Fondazione  Filarete  (www.fondazionefilarete.com)   9 31/05/12 |  Internal  Confiden4al  Dra6  |  Not  for  Duplica4on/Distribu4on  |  Copyright  Singularity  University  2007-­‐10  |    4/13/10  
    • My  Goals  for  GSP  1.  IdenEfy   exponenEal   technologies   and   their   poten4al   opportuni4es,  developing  a  clearer  vision  of  future    2.  Develop   new   strategies   for   fostering   entrepreneurship   in   Italy  and  abroad  3.  Improve  connecEon  between  Italy  and  Silicon  Valley  4.  Meet  potenEal  business  partners  5.  Build  relaEonships  with  poten4al  mentors  and  investors  6.  Write   about   my   experience   to   share   with   others   and   inspire  other  young  people  to  apply  in  the  future   10 31/05/12 |  Internal  Confiden4al  Dra6  |  Not  for  Duplica4on/Distribu4on  |  Copyright  Singularity  University  2007-­‐10  |    4/13/10  
    • Benefits  of  Sponsorship   Total  tui4on  cost:  $25,000   Personal  Funds:  $5,000     Looking  for:  $20,000  by  June  15 1.  Amazing   PR   value   -­‐   Enhance   reputa4on   for   suppor4ng   innova4on   through  media  men4ons  associated  with  my  alendance   2.  Improve   connecEons   to   key   players   in   Silicon   Valley   via   introduc4ons.  I’m  your  company’s  ambassador!   3.  Tax  benefits  —  SU  is  a  501c3  non-­‐profit  organiza4on   4.  VIP  Guest  Pass  to  The  SU  Closing  Ceremony  at  NASA  in  Silicon  Valley   11 31/05/12 |  Internal  Confiden4al  Dra6  |  Not  for  Duplica4on/Distribu4on  |  Copyright  Singularity  University  2007-­‐10  |    4/13/10  
    • ALEX.TOCCHIO@GMAIL.COM   Link  to  my  fundraising  page  |  Internal  Confiden4al  Dra6  |  Not  for  Duplica4on/Distribu4on  |  Copyright  Singularity  University  2007-­‐10  |    4/13/10   12