Gonyer receives Entrepreneurship Award from Clarkson University

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July 2011: At its first annual Entrepreneur Recognition Dinner, Clarkson University honored Left to right: Alumni Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Inductee Elmer Gates ‘50, Entrepreneurial Hero Award Recipient Leigh Rodriguez, Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award Recipient Daegan Gonyer ‘09, and Entrepreneur of the Year Award Recipient Peggy McAdam Cambridge.Daegan Gonyer with the Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award. The award is given to a student, faculty, staff member, office or organization at Clarkson that demonstrates a deep commitment to the Clarkson community and in addition demonstrates the key characteristics of successful entrepreneurs.

A 2009 Clarkson graduate, who is studying for a master’s degree in engineering science, Gonyer, along with his two partners, has created an aeroponics system for growing plants in air without the use of soil or an aggregate medium. They have established their own company — Blue Sphere Industries Inc. — and have plans for expansion.

For the full press release: http://www.clarkson.edu/news/2011/news-release_2011-06-29-1.html

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