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May 2019

Bangor Top Gun Showcase

May 8, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sea Dog Brewing Company, 26 Front Street
Bangor, ME 04401 United States

Watch this year's class of Top Gun Bangor entrepreneurs pitch their innovative businesses at the Top Gun Showcase 2019. Each of the innovative companies will be on display to give you a taste of what they're all about before they pitch their businesses. There will be yummy appetizers and a cash bar while you chat with these local entrepreneurs and innovators. The two winners from the Bangor showcase will compete at the finale in Portland to win one of the…

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September 2019

Kick-Off to Commercialization (1st Event in Research to Real World: Commercialization Training Series)

September 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Foster Center for Student Innovation, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5798 United States
Free

Are you a grad student, faculty, or staff member with a unique curriculum, cutting-edge technology, or an innovative idea? Do you have unique expertise or services to offer external partners? Join us for the Commercialization Training Series, a collection of professional development workshops aimed at walking you through the process of defining your idea to delivering a product or service to the world and working with external partners. Participants can earn a completion certificate by attending all four core workshops…

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How to Start Your Own Side Hustle

September 25, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Foster Center for Student Innovation, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5798 United States
Free

Are you a UMaine student wanting to earn some extra money for rent or weekend fun? Do you have useful skill or just the drive to start something new? During this interactive discussion, you'll learn the do's and don'ts of how to start your own side hustle from this panel of successful entrepreneurs who have been through the struggle of being a young/college entrepreneur. Panelists: Daniel Finnemore, CEO of Box of Maine Spencer Wood, CEO of Tip Whip George Budri, founder…

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Empowering Women in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

September 27, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Bangor Room, Memorial Union, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States
Free

Join this exclusive panel of inspiring women as they talk about what it takes to be truly innovative, entrepreneurial, and overcome systemic challenges in the workplace. During the session, you will learn about the resources available on campus and in the state of Maine to help support your entrepreneurial aspirations. Panelists: Martha Bentley — small business and entrepreneurial development, Maine Department of Economic and Community Development Tracy Bantegui — vice president of operations, Cerahelix Kristy Townsend — associate professor of…

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October 2019

Research to Real World: Idea Validation

October 17, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Foster Center for Student Innovation, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5798 United States
Free

Are you a grad student, faculty or staff member with a unique curriculum, cutting-edge technology, or an innovative idea? Do you have unique expertise or services to offer external partners? Join the Foster Center for the Commercialization Training Series, a collection of professional development workshops aimed at walking you through the process of defining your idea to delivering a product or service to the world and working with external partners. Participants can earn a completion certificate by attending all four…

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February 2020

From Student To Serial Entrepreneur: Co-Founder of Rate My Professors

February 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Foster Center for Student Innovation, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5798 United States
Free

Ever wonder how the Mark Zuckerbergs of the world create successful, innovative startups at such a young age? Come and meet UMaine grad and serial entrepreneur, Michael Hussey, to learn about how he started RateMyProfessor.com less than a year after graduation. He will discuss the ups and downs of startup life and help you understand the mindset required to succeed. RSVP: bit.ly/UMaineFounder

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March 2020

From Research to Real World: Commercialization Training Series (online)

March 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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Are you a grad student, faculty, or staff member with a unique curriculum, cutting-edge technology, or an innovative idea? Do you have unique expertise or services to offer external partners? Join us for the Commercialization Training Series, a collection of professional development workshops aimed at walking you through the process of defining your idea to delivering a product or service to the world and working with external partners. Participants can earn a completion certificate by attending all four core workshops…

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From Research to Real World: Commercialization Training Series (online)

March 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on March 26, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 9, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 23, 2020 at 4:00 pm

Free

Are you a grad student, faculty, or staff member with a unique curriculum, cutting-edge technology, or an innovative idea? Do you have unique expertise or services to offer external partners? Join us for the Commercialization Training Series, a collection of professional development workshops aimed at walking you through the process of defining your idea to delivering a product or service to the world and working with external partners. Participants can earn a completion certificate by attending all four core workshops…

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April 2020

From Research to Real World: Commercialization Training Series (online)

April 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on March 26, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 9, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 23, 2020 at 4:00 pm

Free

Are you a grad student, faculty, or staff member with a unique curriculum, cutting-edge technology, or an innovative idea? Do you have unique expertise or services to offer external partners? Join us for the Commercialization Training Series, a collection of professional development workshops aimed at walking you through the process of defining your idea to delivering a product or service to the world and working with external partners. Participants can earn a completion certificate by attending all four core workshops…

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From Research to Real World: Commercialization Training Series (online)

April 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 26, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 9, 2020 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 23, 2020 at 4:00 pm

Free

Are you a grad student, faculty, or staff member with a unique curriculum, cutting-edge technology, or an innovative idea? Do you have unique expertise or services to offer external partners? Join us for the Commercialization Training Series, a collection of professional development workshops aimed at walking you through the process of defining your idea to delivering a product or service to the world and working with external partners. Participants can earn a completion certificate by attending all four core workshops…

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