Press Release
Posted January 19, 2018

Lorain County Community College and Entrepreneurial Engagement Ohio will hold a STEM Commercialization, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Forum at Spitzer Conference Center Grand Ballroom from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, February 6.

The program includes presentations by Rick Pollack about the “MakerGear and the Exploding World of 3D Printing,” Dr. Regan Silvestri on “Implementing Waste-to-Energy in Kazakhstan Based on Practices from Lorain County,” Brynt Parmeter on “FlexFactor and the Dynamic Role Flexible Hybrid Electronics Will Play in our Future.”

Students, assisted by college student mentors, will be asked to work in teams to develop a new product, service or problem-solving innovation idea to later pitch “Shark Tank style” to their peers. Students will also learn about innovation and entrepreneurship opportunities available to them at LCCC. To see the full agenda, visit

All Northeast Ohio high and middle school students are invited to attended in teacher or parent chaperoned groups. Transportation subsidies of $100 are available on a first-come, first-served basis for schools that bring 15 students or more.

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