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Growing BE - Leadership and Pitching Workshop 2016

Growing BE (Biotechnology Entrepreneurship) is an event hosted by the Masters of Medical Biotechnology Program and EPICentre taking place on February 26th, 2016 from 9am to 4pm at the University of Windsor, Katzmann Lounge in Vanier Hall. Registration is open at

Volunteer registration is available at:


Morning Workshop - Lead to Succeed

This Leadership Workshop is geared towards Science students that hope to become leaders in their fields - be it research or business based. The first step to building a strong Biotechnology Entrepreneurship industry is to build a capable workforce. This workshop will inform participants about the qualities of a leader, enable them to embody these qualities, and guide them to their career goals by providing key strategies to establish themselves as leades in their respective fields.

Afternoon - Simply Pitching

A perfect pitch is concise, engaging, and well-articulated and is the key to securing an award or grant, job, or investor. The steps to create and tailor a pitch for a variety of applications including: job intervies, research proposals, and investor aquisition will be presented and practised in this workshop. This workshop is geared towards Science students preparing to enter the workforce or to defend their research.


  • 1st Place: $250
  • 2nd Place: $200
  • 3rd Place: $150
  • 4th, 5th, 6th Place: $100 each

***Participants, please come prepared to make a 1 minute pitch. Pitches may be personal, business/professional, or scientific***

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