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Foster Center for Student Innovation

University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5798 United States
207.581.1454

June 2018

FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food Training

June 6, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until June 7, 2018

One event on June 8, 2018 at 8:00 am

Foster Center for Student Innovation, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5798 United States

Upon completion of this 20-hour (2.5 days) course, the trainee will become a FDA-recognized “Preventive Controls Qualified Individual” (PCQI). Cost: $250.00 per person (Maine businesses), $500 (out-of-state). Price includes breakfast, snacks, lunch, PCHF Textbook and Participant Workbook, and individually numbered certificate from the Preventive Controls Alliance and the Association of Food and Drug Officials. This training runs for two and a half days: Wednesday and Thursday, June 6–7, 8 a.m.–5 p.m and Friday, June 8, 8 a.m.–noon.

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FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food Training

June 7, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until June 7, 2018

One event on June 8, 2018 at 8:00 am

Foster Center for Student Innovation, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5798 United States

Upon completion of this 20-hour (2.5 days) course, the trainee will become a FDA-recognized “Preventive Controls Qualified Individual” (PCQI). Cost: $250.00 per person (Maine businesses), $500 (out-of-state). Price includes breakfast, snacks, lunch, PCHF Textbook and Participant Workbook, and individually numbered certificate from the Preventive Controls Alliance and the Association of Food and Drug Officials. This training runs for two and a half days: Wednesday and Thursday, June 6–7, 8 a.m.–5 p.m and Friday, June 8, 8 a.m.–noon.

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FSPCA Preventive Controls for Human Food Training

June 8, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until June 7, 2018

One event on June 8, 2018 at 8:00 am

Foster Center for Student Innovation, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5798 United States

Upon completion of this 20-hour (2.5 days) course, the trainee will become a FDA-recognized “Preventive Controls Qualified Individual” (PCQI). Cost: $250.00 per person (Maine businesses), $500 (out-of-state). Price includes breakfast, snacks, lunch, PCHF Textbook and Participant Workbook, and individually numbered certificate from the Preventive Controls Alliance and the Association of Food and Drug Officials. This training runs for two and a half days: Wednesday and Thursday, June 6–7, 8 a.m.–5 p.m and Friday, June 8, 8 a.m.–noon.

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October 2018

Introduction to Commercialization Workshop

October 16, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on November 14, 2018 at 4:00 pm

One event on December 6, 2018 at 8:00 am

Foster Center for Student Innovation, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5798 United States

From unique curriculum to cutting-edge technology and everything in between, take your research to the next level. This workshop will help you learn how to take your research even further through commercialization. You will learn the fundamentals of commercialization in a university setting, understand the various pathways to the marketplace, get exposure to campus resources designed to assist faculty, and learn about additional professional development offerings. This introductory workshop will provide an overview of how collaborations with external partners and…

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November 2018

Introduction to Commercialization Workshop

November 14, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 14, 2018 at 4:00 pm

One event on December 6, 2018 at 8:00 am

Foster Center for Student Innovation, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5798 United States

From unique curriculum to cutting-edge technology and everything in between, take your research to the next level. This workshop will help you learn how to take your research even further through commercialization. You will learn the fundamentals of commercialization in a university setting, understand the various pathways to the marketplace, get exposure to campus resources designed to assist faculty, and learn about additional professional development offerings. This introductory workshop will provide an overview of how collaborations with external partners and…

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December 2018

Introduction to Commercialization Workshop

December 6, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 14, 2018 at 4:00 pm

One event on December 6, 2018 at 8:00 am

Foster Center for Student Innovation, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5798 United States

From unique curriculum to cutting-edge technology and everything in between, take your research to the next level. This workshop will help you learn how to take your research even further through commercialization. You will learn the fundamentals of commercialization in a university setting, understand the various pathways to the marketplace, get exposure to campus resources designed to assist faculty, and learn about additional professional development offerings. This introductory workshop will provide an overview of how collaborations with external partners and…

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March 2019

TV Writing Workshop with Adam Barr

March 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Foster Center for Student Innovation, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5798 United States
Free

Lewiston native Adam Barr, a Los Angeles-based television writer and producer, will lead a TV writing workshop at the University of Maine’s Foster Center for Student Innovation. The Emmy Award-winning television writer and executive producer of “Will & Grace,” who also will give the King Chair Lecture at UMaine on March 1, will teach participants the essentials of creating an original TV episode, including how to generate stories, create characters, wrestle with dramatic structure and pitch jokes. The workshop is…

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Intellectual Property and Know-How Workshop

March 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Foster Center for Student Innovation, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5798 United States

The Office of Innovation and Economic Development would like to invite you to participate in workshops that provide training for faculty, staff and students interested in doing research work with companies or turning their research into innovations for the public. These commercialization workshops are part of the University of Maine System Innovates series. This workshop is meant to give faculty, staff and students a broad overview of intellectual property by diving deep into the types of protection. The workshop would…

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April 2019

Grant Writing and Funding Pathways

April 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Foster Center for Student Innovation, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5798 United States

University technologies and research that move through the commercialization pathway require capital for additional research and development prior to generating revenue and attracting further investments. There is a range of funding sources available to projects with commercialization potential emerging from UMaine. Attend this workshop to understand funding resources available at UMaine as well as best practices for grant writing. Also, hear from Maine Technology Institute on external funding programs available through the funding agency. Speakers: Jason Charland, Office of Research…

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Commercialization in Education, Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts

April 30, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Foster Center for Student Innovation, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5798 United States

A workshop hosted by the Office of Innovation and Economic Development to provide training for faculty, staff and students interested in doing research work with companies or turning their research into innovations for the public. These commercialization workshops are part of the University of Maine System Innovates series.

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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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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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