Registration for Innovation Summit 2015 begins

AUGUSTA, Ga. – If you have a great idea and want to turn it into the next big thing, you could get help for free.

Beginning today, registration is open for the Innovation Summit 2015, sponsored by the Office of Innovation Commercialization and the Hull College of Business at GRUand the Savannah River National Laboratory.

Experienced innovators speaking at the event will share trends, strategies and advice and could assist people in transforming their big ideas into great products and services.

“We’re very excited to host this third annual event which celebrates innovation, highlights how that innovation moves into the marketplace, and inspires us all to take those next steps and dare to make a difference,” said Chris McKinney, associate vice president of Innovation Commercialization at GRU.

The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 6 at the Salvation Army Kroc Center at 1833 Broad St. in Augusta. There’s no cost to attend the summit, but space is limited. You must register in advance at Breakfast and lunch are included.

For more information, visit or contact Rachel Solomon in the Office of Innovation Commercialization at or (706) 721-0153.