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OSA Student Chapter Seminar: “Thought process and steps of starting a scientific company" By Carol Ann Dykes

Monday, February 20, 2017 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
CREOL Room 103

Ms. Carol Ann Dykes


Ms. Carol Ann Dykes manages the University of Central Florida Business Incubator in the Central Florida Research Park. The Incubation Program currently serves 130+ companies in seven facilities located in Apopka, the Central Florida Research Park, Orlando, Winter Springs, Kissimmee, Daytona and on the UCF main campus. Prior to joining UCF, Carol Ann was a member of the University of Florida faculty in the College of Engineering where she served as Associate Director of the Southern Technology Applications Center supporting companies, federal laboratories, and universities across nine southeastern states in their strategic business and technology commercialization activities.

She has also served as Vice President of Information Services for Technology Strategic Planning Inc. in Stuart, FL, providing global competitive technology analysis for Fortune 50 clients and as an Information Specialist at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. Carol Ann currently serves as Chair of the Board of Directors of the Central Florida STEM Education Council. She represents UCF on the boards of the East  Orlando Chamber of  Commerce and Athena Powerlink. 

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