The American Society for Microbiology is seeking applications from advanced graduate students, postdoctoral scientists and early career scientists for the 2015 ASM Turning Your Science into a Company. The workshop will be held at ASM Headquarters in Washington, DC October 1-3, 2015. This two and a half day entrepreneurship workshop provides basic information on establishing start-up businesses and utilizes examples from companies involved in biotechnology industries. Day 1 covers planning a start-up, day 2 covers executing the plan, and day 3 covers strategically exiting the business. Directed to advanced graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and early-career scientists, the workshop features practical tips, advice, and resources from principals of leading start-up and small companies.
For more information and to apply, visit the program website. The registration fee, if accepted, is $650. Applications are due August 20.