Apply by August 20 for ASM's 2-day entrepreneurship workshop

Kim Petrie
July 30, 2015
Posted in Announcements

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.