World Hunger Crop Yield Idea Jam
News Mar 16, 2011
"Next Generation Biotech, Genetic and Chemical Approaches for Increasing Crop Yield"
The world needs ideas and solutions to the problem of dwindling food supplies, and this is your chance to help make a difference.
We are seeking geneticists, biologists, chemists, biochemists, plant scientists, and other experts to take part in the first ever IdeaConnection Idea Jam. You can earn prizes for contributing, or even for simply referring people to the Idea Jam!
An IdeaConnection Idea Jam is a large gathering of the best and brightest minds, coming together to make a huge collaborative effort to explore and discuss topics that are important to our world. This IdeaConnection Idea Jam is for the following topic: 480 crop scientists, biologists, chemists, geneticists, an agriculturalists have signed up for IdeaConnections firs international online innovation jam in order to present ideas an discuss breakthrough ideas about increasing crop yield.
The best and brightest biologists, chemists, plant scientists geneticists, and other experts are being invited to come together in one-week online collaborative effort to explore ideas for nex generation biotech, genetic and chemical approaches to increasing cro yields.
As well as contributing to a worthy cause, participants will enjo meeting and working with their peers, and vying for up to $10,000 i cash prizes for the top ideas submitted.
The Jam starts on March 21, 2011 and ends on March 28, 2011, bu participants are invited to register now and get their ideas ready to submit the day the Jam opens. Facilitators will also be joining the Jam to guide participants in forming their ideas.
Join our Idea Jam of great minds in order to explore and develop ideas. By participating in this Idea Jam, you can:
- Win cash awards up to $10,000 for the top ideas
- Meet and network with other experts in your field
- Have an opportunity for paid consulting work
- Help solve a long outstanding problem
Sign up now to secure your spot:
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