Congratulations to the 2018 Cultivate.CAFLS Teams and Winner, Kayla Jackson

Read more about the winning project, Performance Pots >>


FALL 2018

Do you have the next big idea?  

If you have an idea, CAFLS wants to help you develop your product and skills to turn it into a reality.  Open to individuals or teams with at least half of the membership enrolled in a major within the College of Agriculture, Forestry & Life Sciences.  Sincere appreciation is extended to the Spiro Institute and the Spiro Institute Advisory Board for support of this initiative. 

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GET STARTED:

To get started attend the KickOff Celebration or any of the Networking Events 

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Applications for Cultivate.CAFLS will be available in August!


TIMELINE:

  • Fall Semester
    DateEventLocation/Time
    Sept 20th

    Cultivate.CAFLS KickOff: Free Taco Bar and Discussion with Clemson Entrepreneurs

    LSF 142 @ 6pm

    Sept 27th Networking Event #1: Getting Good Ideas, Team Members & Supporters

    LSF 142 @ 7pm

    Oct 11th Networking Event #2: Getting Customers and Knowing Competitors

    LSF 142 @ 7pm

    Oct 25th Networking Event #3: Getting, Spending, & Making Money

    LSF 142 @ 7pm

    Nov 15th Application Due
  • Spring Semester
    DateEvent
    Jan - May

    Selected faculty teach CI class with entrepreneurial team, the team receives an additional $1,000 to be used for the team project 

    March 29th

    Teams compete in Cultivate.CAFLS Finale. Winning team receives $3,000 to be used to further advance their project

  • Summer Semester
    DateEvent
    Optional Winning team members continue idea development as summer UPIC interns 

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Contact Dr. Jean Bertrand, 864.656.5333