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Contact: Matt Borud
Idaho Commerce
208.334.2470
Matt.Borud@commerce.idaho.gov

Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) Council Announces May Meeting

Boise, Idaho— May 6, 2020— The Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) Council will meet via teleconference on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. MDT.

Idaho Commerce manages the Idaho Global Entrepreneurial Mission (IGEM) grant program which awards $950,000 in state funding to projects between Idaho university and industry partners geared toward commercialization initiatives. The IGEM Council’s fiscal stewardship and strategic direction advances IGEM’s overall goal of economic prosperity through investments in technological advancements and innovation.

During this meeting, two (2) project teams will present before the IGEM Council for funding consideration.
The IGEM Council will enter into Executive Session due to proprietary information that will be discussed, pursuant to Idaho Code 74-206(1) to review records exempt from public disclosure under Idaho Code Section 74-107(1), 74-107(6), and/or 67-4708.

Upon return to public session, the IGEM Council will render funding determinations and hear project updates from two past grant recipients.

Click here for the complete meeting agenda.

This IGEM meeting is open to the public. There will be an opportunity for public comments toward the end of the meeting. To learn more about IGEM, visit igem.idaho.gov.