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  • The public is invited to the Scientific Research Council’s (SRC) ‘Be your own Boss’ entrepreneurial town hall meeting at the Portmore Christian Holiness Church, St. Catherine, on Wednesday (July 25) at 6:30 p.m.
  • The event, which serves to inspire persons to start their own businesses, will allow participants to interact with industry leaders and entrepreneurs, who will share their journey and explain how the SRC helped them develop their ideas into products. They will also inform of ways to access funding.
  • Marketing Manager at the SRC, Carolyn Rose Miller, said that persons will be sensitised on market trends, opportunities and how the SRC can help.

The public is invited to the Scientific Research Council’s (SRC) ‘Be your own Boss’ entrepreneurial town hall meeting at the Portmore Christian Holiness Church, St. Catherine, on Wednesday (July 25) at 6:30 p.m.

The event, which serves to inspire persons to start their own businesses, will allow participants to interact with industry leaders and entrepreneurs, who will share their journey and explain how the SRC helped them develop their ideas into products. They will also inform of ways to access funding.

Marketing Manager at the SRC, Carolyn Rose Miller, said that persons will be sensitised on market trends, opportunities and how the SRC can help.

Topics to be covered include business and development, formulations and product testing. Participants will also be able to interact with food technicians and scientists.

“If you inherited a family recipe from Grandma or want to export goods, let us tell you how you can afford this venture,” Mrs. Rose Miller said.

She noted that the SRC has a Memorandum of Understanding with the Jamaica Business Development Corporation (JBDC) as well as a relationship with the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ), through which persons can access business development support.

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