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Neurocareers: Doing The Impossible!

Oct 29, 2023

Have you ever envisioned creating a thriving neurotech venture that defies the odds and stands the test of time? Wondered what sets a neurotech business apart in the ever-evolving landscape of innovation? Pondered the significance of forging connections within your entrepreneurial community?

Join us on another exciting episode of "Neurocareers: Doing the Impossible!" podcast series as we embark on an exploration of entrepreneurial success in neurotech. Get ready to uncover the secrets to building a prosperous small business that's been thriving for 23 remarkable years. Today, we have a remarkable guest who has stood the test of time in neuroscientific research and entrepreneurship.

Meet Lloyd Smith, President and CEO at Cortech Solutions, Inc.! With a wealth of experience in sales and marketing, Lloyd has significantly contributed to innovative solutions for advanced brain research. At Cortech Solutions, Lloyd's mission is clear: to provide neuroscientists with the tools they need for cutting-edge research, all under one roof. Lloyd's dedication to simplifying the technical aspects of neuroscience allows scientists to focus on what truly matters—advancing our understanding of the human brain.

Beyond his role at Cortech Solutions, Lloyd serves as a Director at the North Carolina Business Council, Inc., where he plays a vital role in supporting forward-looking investments in education, healthcare, sustainability, and more. His commitment to sustainable business development and community welfare reflects his passion for creating a better future.

Join us in this episode as we delve into Lloyd's entrepreneurial journey, his innovative contributions to the field of neuroscience, and the exciting future of neurotech. Delve with us into what makes neurotech ventures truly exceptional and why finding your entrepreneurial tribe can be the catalyst for your journey!

Join us for an enlightening discussion as we uncover the essential strategies for building a successful and enduring small neurotech business. Tune in to gain valuable insights and find inspiration for your journey!


About the Podcast Guest:

Lloyd Smith is the President and CEO of Cortech Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of advanced tools and support for neuroscientists. With a career spanning over two decades, Lloyd has been at the forefront of the neurotechnology industry, helping researchers and institutions access the latest innovations in brain research.

Driven by his passion for entrepreneurship and innovation, Lloyd has co-founded and supported various organizations that align with his vision for a brighter future. He is an advocate for sustainable business development and is actively involved in initiatives aimed at fostering economic growth, education, and healthcare improvement.

Connect with Lloyd Smith, President and CEO Cortech Solutions, Inc.:


Office: 910-362-1143 x202



Organizations Lloyd Values and Supports:

North Carolina Business Council, Inc.: https://www.ncbusinesscouncil.

UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (A great example of an entrepreneurial home - find yours in your community!):

Small Business Majority:

Association of Small Business Development Centers:


Lloyd Smith is committed to driving positive change through entrepreneurship, innovation, and community involvement. For inquiries or to connect with Lloyd, feel free to reach out through the provided contact information.


About the Podcast Host:

The Neurocareers podcast is brought to you by The Institute of Neuroapproaches ( and its founder, Milena Korostenskaja, Ph.D. (Dr. K), a neuroscience educator, research consultant, and career coach for students and recent graduates in neuroscience and neurotechnologies. As a professional coach with a background in the field, Dr. K understands the unique challenges and opportunities facing students in this field and can provide personalized coaching and support to help you succeed.

Here's what you'll get with one-on-one coaching sessions from Dr. K:

  • Identification and pursuit of career goals
  • Guidance on job search strategies, resume and cover letter development, and interview preparation
  • Access to a network of professionals in the field of neuroscience and neurotechnologies
  • Ongoing support and guidance to help you stay on track and achieve your goals

You can always schedule a free neurocareer consultation/coaching session with Dr. K at

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