Schedule for 2008-2009
October 31 – notify Center for the Environment of your interest in participating (not mandatory, but requested)
December 12 – submit a signed notice of intent from your team to participate (in person at C4E, or email: email@example.com
February 11 – submit draft feasibility plan for your team’s service or product idea (in person at C4E, or email as a pdf file: firstname.lastname@example.org
February 16 – final team selections announced
February 20 - final feasibility plans due (if updates from your initial draft submission are necessary)
March 7 – Local Competition. Teams present at Purdue during the Environmental Entrepreneurship 2009 Idea-to-Product® Competition (download schedule)
April 3-4. National Competition. Hosted by Purdue University for 2009!
Previous skills sessions (for 2007-2008):
October 22. Learn about Intellectual Property. a student orientation given by a patent attorney. Room PHYS 112 4:30 to 5:20.
January 17. Conducting Your Team's Patent Research: Understanding How to Use Search Tools. MRGN 2nd floor computer lab, 6:30PM. Led by Nancy Clement, Interim Director of the Social Entrepreneurship Initiative, Burton D. Morgon Center for Entrepreneurship at Purdue. VIEW THIS PRESENTATION VIDEO before attending the skill session. (windows media format: 22 minutes, describing use of the US Patent Office Search Engine Tool)
February 4. Conducting Your Team's Market Research with Hal Kirkwood, Associate Professor of Library Science. 4:30 - 5:20pm. HICKS Undergraduate Library, Digital Learning Collaboratory-lower level.
February 11. Making An Effective Team Presentation. 4:30 - 5:20pm, HICKS Undergraduate Library, Digital Learning Collaboratory-lower level.