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WSU Honey Bee & Pollinator Program Update - Shared screen with speaker view
Laura Lavine (she/hers)
23:32
It's ok, don't panic!!
Laura Lavine (she/hers)
24:18
Headless bees in Othello are being eaten by mice!
Laura Lavine (she/hers)
26:33
Exciting work supported by all of you
Laura Lavine (she/hers)
33:14
https://research.wsu.edu/innovation/programs-partners/i-corps/
Laura Lavine (she/hers)
33:24
I-Corps is a National Science Foundation funded program that is managed by the Innovation and Research Engagement team. The program provides coaching for faculty, students and staff to help evaluate the market opportunity associated with a research product or service. We provide teams $2,000 allocation for travel to industry focused conferences and work with them directly to develop and refine a testable value proposition associated with their marker offering. As of fall 2021, the program has helped teams secure over $6 million in prize money and follow-on funding for their business opportunities.
Ken Christianson
43:09
Question: Is WSU receiving royalties from licensed producers of proprietary queens??
Laura Lavine (she/hers)
44:05
Hi Ken - great question! Not royalties per say but we do have contracts with those queen bee breeders. Steve might be able to provide more information.
Ken Christianson
46:36
I don't see why you shouldn't be remunerated for proprietary genetics. WSU is not giving Cosmic Crisp away for free!
Laura Lavine (she/hers)
54:39
Remember we only purchased the Othello facility in December 2019 and had the grand opening in March 2020....
Laura Lavine (she/hers)
56:44
We so appreciate our WASBA partners!
Laura Lavine (she/hers)
57:34
https://western.sare.org/
Laura Lavine (she/hers)
57:53
Western Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education