Critical Stage Webinar

July 19 | 11 AM

You have performed proof-of-concept testing and your product shows promise, but you need to refine the product, scale up processes (without lowering quality), and get the message out to more customers (potentially in new markets or industries). Find out where to go for help with things like: mid-volume production, testing/validation, developing a more robust supply chain, getting assistance with workforce development, marketing, and funding. Learn about critical, and potentially business-saving topics, like how to successfully pitch your product to potential investors and what contract manufacturers are looking for before they will work with a new company.

Webinar Speakers

John has grown the organization since inception to becoming a leading additive manufacturing company within New York State. With expertise in operations, marketing, culture, and leadership, he has a proven track record of success in the industry and led Innosek to win Manufacturing Awards in Innovation (2020) and Community Involvement (2022). More...
John Kappel
Founder & CEO, Innosek
Christine provides oversight for regional workforce initiatives at the Center for Economic Growth (CEG). In her role, she oversees CEG's group sponsor program for NYS Registered Apprenticeship. More...
Christine McLear
Workforce Development Director, CEG
Kim's primary role is to provide technical assistance to industry. Ms. Bawden supports manufacturers throughout the supply chain. More...
Kim Bawden
Technology Commercialization Program Manager, Senior Staff Engineer, NYS Pollution Prevention Institute at RIT
Patty Rechberger is the Innovation Fund Manager at FuzeHub. Patty coordinates and administers activities under the Jeff Lawrence Innovation Fund, from inquiries and initial submissions to reporting on metrics and program successes after project completion. More...
Patty Rechberger
Innovation Fund Manager, FuzeHub

Upcoming Series Webinars



After some initial success making and selling product, your business is ready to take off, but you need help strategically growing your operations and becoming more efficient. Learn about resources that can assist with things like: Locating a larger facility/more physical space, developing a more robust supply chain, getting assistance with workforce development, developing lean processes, automation, and funding. Make connections to resources that can help your business as you continue to grow, no matter what obstacles you face.

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