October 07, 2009

Media Advisory -- Technology/Innovation Expo

Reporters, photographers and camera crews are welcome to cover the Technology and Innovation Expo this week at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Organizers expect more than 100 inventors, scientists and entrepreneurs to attend the event, which is set for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, at the Dunn-Richmond Economic Development Center on Pleasant Hill Road in Carbondale.

The event caters to a broad audience of researchers, business professionals, entrepreneurs and the general public. Inventors will show off their creations that they developed at SIUC. The inventions on display span the spectrum of architecture, biotechnology, medical devices, energy and environment. The inventors will be available to answer questions and demonstrate their wares.

The event also features speakers and new product introductions.

For more information, go to http://techtransfer.siuc.edu/tie/, or contact Amy McMorrow, technology transfer specialist, at the SIUC Technology Transfer Program, at 618/453 4556.