Fellows in the Sustainable Social Enterprise Resilience Lab will continue this research into the intersection of food, energy and water resources, and how innovative solutions can increase the resiliency of the island. Prototypes in hydroponic agriculture solutions will be one of the focus areas of the research and data collection.
These fellowship positions are unpaid for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Business / entrepreneurship: 1) B2B solutions I) Herbal teas: detailed financial analysis; supply chain strategy (from Dominica to pre-identified export markets) II) Essential oils: detailed financial analysis; export markets strategy; supply chain strategy (from Dominica to export markets) 2) Toloma I) Supply chain strategy: export markets; duties II)Detailed financial analysis: costs covering production, management and exports; projected revenue III)Sustainable packaging: consumer labels; brand development
Engineering: Herbal teas: modern production techniques involving renewable energy Essential oils: improved distillation process to minimalize waste water run off Data management: efficient collection and storage methods
Environmental sciences: Organic farming practices and environmental impact