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Eco-Entrepreneurship Forum

Learn about UD opportunities for students and faculty

A new program in Eco-Entrepreneurship will be discussed at a forum held by the University of Delaware's College of Earth, Ocean and Environment on Wednesday, Oct. 28. The Ratcliffe Eco-Entrepreneurship Fellows (REEF) program will be launching in the spring of 2021 and attendees of the event will have the opportunity to learn about early plans for the initiative.

The Eco-Entrepreneurship Forum panel discussion will feature faculty who have worked to commercialize inventions and discoveries, representatives of University offices that can support faculty and students in their entrepreneurial efforts, and information on academic programs to help students find marketable solutions to environmental problems.

Open to all undergraduate and graduate students at the University, as well as faculty and staff, the forum will be moderated by Cristina Archer, professor in the School of Marine Science and Policy (SMSP) and the faculty director of the Eco-Entrepreneurship Certificate, a nine-credit credential open to all students at the university. The panel will include:

- Kathy Coyne, associate professor and inventor, algicide targeting harmful algal blooms

- Danielle Dixson, associate professor, SMSP

- Dan Freeman, director of Horn Entrepreneurship

- Joy Goswami, assistant director of Technology Transfer and Corporate Partnerships

- Willett Kempton, professor and inventor, Grid-Integrated Vehicle technology, co-founder of Nuvve

- David Lawson, adjunct professor, REEF @ UD lead

- Art Trembanis, professor in Robotic Discovery Laboratories

Registration is required to participate, and attendees will receive the zoom link after registering using this form:


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