Friday, June 22, 2012

Free workshops planned for small businesses

The Saluki Times
June 11, 2012
By Christi Mathis
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Operating a successful small business doesn’t just happen by chance.

Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Illinois Small Business Development Center/International Trade Center is offering a series of free workshops to help those planning to start a new business or enhance or expand an existing one.

The summer/fall workshop lineup includes several sessions of the popular “Starting a Business in Illinois” seminar.  This two-hour presentation offers all of the ins and outs of starting a business including legal structure, start-up requirements, finding financing, and business planning basics.

The schedule of “Starting a Business in Illinois” workshops for summer and fall includes... Read more...

Friday, June 1, 2012

This Tuesday, June 5: Tech Tran Coffee Talk

Do you have some extra time now that the spring semester is over to think about that invention you've been wanting to pursue?  Do you have some questions about patenting?  The SIU Technology Transfer Program (a.k.a., Jeff and Amy) will be hosting the monthly First Tuesday Tech Transfer Coffee Talk on Tuesday, June 5, from 9:30-11:00 a.m. at the SIU Student Center McDonalds.  We invite you to join us for some coffee and rolls and to sit and chat with us or the group about tech transfer, inventions, patents, and innovation.  Please share this with your friends, and we hope to see you there!