Ask Us Anything series: LinkedIn Tips for Entrepreneurs

Whether you are established in your career or looking to get started, LinkedIn is a powerful networking and information sharing tool. Entrepreneurs can use LinkedIn to connect with their existing network and strategically grow their network and generate leads. Shannon Clement, Founder & Director of Content Marketing at Engagement Marketing, joined this session to provide digital marketing and content expertise.

The best commercialization teams have 3 areas of expertise: domain, technical, and business. Credit to Sujeevan Ratnasingham, interdisciplinary scientist and founder.

Ask Us Anything series: What does the ideal commercialization team look like?

Lots of people have entrepreneurial dreams, but few turn them into reality. So, what do the startup success stories have in common? This was the focus of the first Ask Us Anything session hosted by the Research Innovation Office, a new biweekly session that brings together entrepreneurial-minded people in academia and industry for open conversations about successes, challenges, and best practices when launching a startup company.

“Sober Girl Summer” with Project SOY Plus winners Femme Botanique

From growing interest in adding more moderation to drinking habits to exploring tasty alternatives to alcohol, there are a lot of reasons to explain the recent $2 billion boom in the non-alcoholic beverage industry. But few products on the market exist in the overlap between non-alcoholic beverages and functional foods (i.e. foods with additional health benefits).

RIO Recruiting for Market Research Assistant

Student Employment Opportunity - Summer 2022

Working closely with the Technology Transfer Manager, Germplasm, the incumbent will conduct an industry overview (farm to fork value chain analysis focused on the industry within Ontario) for up to three agricultural crops within Ontario. The analysis will include both primary and secondary market research and the information will be used to inform future intellectual property and marketing strategy within the germplasm portfolio of the Research Innovation Office.

Istvan Rajcan Recognized with 2022 Plant Breeding and Genetics Award

From first cross to an established variety, developing a new crop variety is a 10-25 year process. It requires commitment, patience, in-depth knowledge and skill, all of which Dr Istvan Rajcan has demonstrated time and again in his work as a professor of Soybean Breeding & Genetics at the University of Guelph. Dr Rajcan was honoured as 2022’s Plant Breeder of the Year, an award presented by SeedWorld Group, sponsored by Germination and Seeds Canada.

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