Bring New Ideas and Breakthrough Innovations to Market with Innovyz USA
Innovyz USA works with Universities, Innovators, and Researchers
Our team identifies technologies that can be applied to the future of manufacturing and the use of advanced materials, to solve the massive problems facing mankind and achieve commercial success.
Innovyz USA, based in Chicago, started as a partnership between Innovyz Pty Ltd and GK Investment Management, a Chicago based family office. Innovyz USA focus on the commercialization of innovations from US universities and research institutions.
Innovyz USA works closely with innovation source centers in the United States, Australia and New Zealand to find the best technologies that fit into our commercialization platform. Technologies submitted for review undergo a rigorous technical and commercial analysis by the Innovyz expert panel of scientists and market analysts. Once an innovation has been selected by Innovyz, a Commercialization Manager, who serves as an interim General Manager is appointed to manage the launch of the start-up company around the innovation and to build it into a viable investment-ready business.
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Innovyz collaborates with universities and innovation centers to identify the best technologies and researchers as a successful fit for the commercialization platform. Technologies submitted for review undergo vigorous technical and commercial analysis by the Innovyz expert panel of scientists and market analysts.
Gary is a Founding Manager of Innovyz USA. Gary is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of GK Investment Management, a private asset management company established as a family office. The firm's focus is to create and capitalize on unique investment opportunities, primarily in private investments. Gary serves on the Board of Directors of Innovyz USA, FundSeeder and QCAM Currency Asset Management, as well as several other companies.
Laine is a Commercialisation Manager at Innovyz USA. Laine has a masters degree in chemical engineering and computer science from the Illinois Institute of Technology. She spent several years as a data analyst for a marketing firm and is currently a Senior Science and Technology Analyst at GK Investment Management, a private asset management company.
Regine is the Project Manager of Innovyz USA. Regine has leveraged PM frameworks and technology to deliver robust customer-centric solutions for business and non-profit organizations like General Electric (GE), Alcoa and Eastman Kodak Company. Amongst her many achievements, Regine is also listed as one of United Nations 100 Most Influential Persons of African Descent scholar for the 2015–2024 International Decade for People of African Descent.
Nathanael Miller is a Technical Advisor at Innovyz USA. Nathanael is responsible for technical aspects of evaluating prospective technologies, the strategy for product-market fit, and the definition and formulation of proof of concept developments.