IGEM Council Announces March 4 Meeting
Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) Council is scheduled to meet on Monday, March
4, 2013. The meeting will begin at 9:00
a.m. at the Idaho State Board of Education Offices (650 W. State Street, 3rd
Floor, Boise, Idaho).
meeting will be held from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., and will include a strategy
update by Idaho Commerce Director Jeffery Sayer, as well as a discussion for
distributing IGEM Innovation Grants.
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.
Click here for the full agenda.
IGEM Council meeting is open to the public and there will be an opportunity for
public comment toward the end of the meeting.