Annual meetings will be held to share research findings and new ideas, and also review current and establish new programs. Workshops (free to members) and short courses will be designed based on need/request, and offered semiannually.
Outcomes and Benefits
Partnerships and coming together for research will result in new knowledge and innovative technologies. Industry will have early access to graduate students, who will be future hires. Success of the Center will also lead to government, foundations, and private investors’ support. The PPIC will foster interdisciplinary collaborations and networking that will lead to new partnerships, research discoveries, scientific exchange, career opportunities, business successes, and potentially consumer education.