IGEM Council Announces December 10 Meeting Agenda
Idaho—December 5, 2012—The Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) Council
is scheduled to meet on Monday, December 10, 2012, at the Idaho Department of
Commerce (J.R. Williams Building, 2nd floor, 700 W. State St.,
One of the
primary responsibilities of the IGEM Council is to develop a statewide strategic
plan to foster innovation. The Council also oversees the Idaho Global
Entrepreneurial Mission Grant Fund, which includes $950,000 appropriated by the
Idaho State Legislature for grants. IGEM Grant Funds will leverage
private-industry guidance and the talent and expertise of Idaho’s research
universities to commercialize innovative and viable technologies that will
strengthen Idaho’s economy, create more job opportunities in our communities
and meet the Governor’s Project 60 goals.
Council will meet from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The meeting agenda will include
a recap of the Council’s meeting with the Director of the Utah Science
Technology and Research (USTAR) Director in late November, along with updates
on a variety of other projects the Council is engaged with. Commission members
will also break out to meet in their respective subcommittees for more in-depth
Click here for the complete meeting agenda.
December 10 IGEM Council meeting is open to the public and there will be an
opportunity for public testimony toward the end of the meeting.
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