Workshop to focus on external partnerships, commercialization

The Office of Innovation and Economic Development and the Vice President for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies Office will host an Introduction to External Partnerships and Commercialization Workshop for University of Maine faculty, staff and student researchers.

The workshop will help participants learn how to take their research further through external partnerships and commercialization. Attendees will learn the fundamentals of funding and developing innovations in a university setting, understand the various pathways to the marketplace, get exposure to campus resources, and learn about additional professional development offerings that will soon be available.

The workshop will be held at the Foster Center for Student Innovation 12:30–2 p.m. Oct. 16, 4–5:30 p.m. Nov. 14 and 8–9:30 a.m. Dec. 6.

For more information or to RSVP, email Matthew Hodgkin at