Attend Innovations in Agricultural Biotechnology, taking place Thursday, November 29 at 4pm in Durham, NH. 
Office for Research Partnerships & Commercialization
You're Invited! Attend the November Innovation Catalyst Seminar:

Innovations in... Agricultural Biotechnology

Thursday, November 29, 2012
4:00 - 5:00pm ET


Where: Elliott Alumni Center - Durham, NH
Speaker: Joe Emling - Director, Specialty Agriculture & Science at Ingredion Incorporated 

In a special visit to the UNH campus, Joe Emling of Ingredion Incorporated (Indianapolis, IN), will speak on "Successful Commercialization of Agricultural Innovation: Opportunities and Challenges in the Global Food Economy". Learn more about Joe here.

What will you learn?
  • The challenges of managing long-timeline agricultural science investments in an environment that favors short-payback projects
  • Strategic decision making when it comes to integrating technologically while using open innovation and partnerships to leverage others' expertise
  • How breakthrough innovation in agriculture can establish a base from which multiple new product innovations are enabled
  • An overview of the integration of Sustainable Agriculture into Ingredion Incorporated's innovation processes, including specific innovations and "Design for Sustainability" principles
  • Insight into the changing landscape of genetic modification acceptance and organic farming practices around the world and how this presents opportunities and constraints on Agricultural Innovation
As always, the seminar will be followed by beer and networking from 5:00 - 7:00pm in the same room.  Join us, and learn more about the key technical hurdles and upcoming trends for the growing agricultural biotechnology field. 

See you there,

Marc Sedam
Executive Director, Office for Research Partnerships & Commercialization


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