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ASBTDC To Host accelHERate Event


JONESBORO – Women who are excelling in research, innovation and business will share lessons learned and hear advice for leading technology-based companies at the accelHERate event, Thursday, March 8. The discussion, hosted by the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC), runs from 4:30-6 p.m., in the Arkansas Biosciences Institute, 504 University Loop West.

Speakers include Dr. Elizabeth Hood, chief executive officer of Infinite Enzymes, LLC and A-State Lipscomb Distinguished Professor; Dr. Giuliana Medrano, co-founder and chief scientific officer of GeneCoMe Biotech LC; Dr. Patricia Robertson, A-State chair of economics and finance, professor of business law and faculty coordinator of the university’s Women’s Business Leadership Center; and Dr. Hilary Schloemer, A-State assistant professor of management.

The group will present their thoughts on management and growth strategies, commercialization opportunities through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, startup mistakes and how to avoid them, key skills for entrepreneurial success and additional topics.

This event is free of charge. Seating is limited and pre-registration is required. To register, visit asbtdc.org/training/jonesboro-events/.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and individuals with limited English proficiency (LEP) will be made where possible upon request. Contact Sydney Rebstock, Arkansas State SBTDC, P.O. Box 2650, State University, AR 72467, through email at srebstock@AState.edu, or call (870) 972-3517.

The SBTDC at Arkansas State is a partnership of the U.S. Small Business Administration, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Business and A-State’s College of Business. The ASBTDC assists start-ups, existing businesses and technology businesses. Core services include free consulting and market research plus low to no cost training. Learn more at www.asbtdc.org.

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