International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Is Being an Entrepreneur/Innovator Your Cup of Tea?

Activity by Tanya Fogg   |   added on Mar 17, 2011   |   United States Official_iyc_logo


How many revolutionary innovations began with that simple thought, “I wonder if…”. Have you had an idea, but weren’t sure if it would fly? It takes science, business, and stamina to take on the high-risk but high-reward challenge of being an entreprenuer.

Join us as Judy Giordan walks you through the initial steps of becoming a successful entreprenuer – from idea to realization.  Join us LIVE to get your questions answered! (This is part 1 of 7 in the ACS Webinars Chemical Entreprenurship Series for 2011)

What You Will Learn
• ALL scientists can be innovators and entrepreneurs
• What YOU can do to take the journey, including:
1. Learning the jargon
2. Acquiring the skills to look at research outcomes through the lens of the market
3. Wanting and taking the personal journey to commercializing science
• And much more…

About ACS Webinars™
ACS Webinars™ is a free, weekly online event serving to connect ACS members and scientific professionals with subject matter experts and global thought leaders in chemical sciences, management, and business. The ACS Webinars are divided into several series that address topics of interest to the chemical and scientific community; these series include career development, professional growth, small & medium business, green chemistry, and executive view. Each webinar is 60 minutes in length, comprising a short presentation followed by Q&A with the speaker. The live webinars are held on Thursdays (and on some Tuesdays on career topics) from 2-3pm ET.  Recordings of the webinars are available online and upcoming events are posted at

Topic: innovator, entrepreneur, start-up, inventor, acs webinars Audience: professional chemists, entrepreneurship, innovator, research scientist, general public
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