Lorna Baird
Manager – Entrepreneurship & Innovation / Olds College of Agriculture and Technology

Applied research and Entrepreneurship and Innovation supports to advance agriculture and feed a hungry, conscientious world. What an exciting work space! Lorna Baird is the Manager of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the Olds College Centre for Innovation (OCCI) where she helps people with new and developing business ideas access networks of people, organizations and programs that can help them develop their entrepreneurship journey. Lorna also supports Business Development for the Technology Access Centre for Livestock Production at the College where she continues to help those same individuals and businesses develop, validate and demonstrate new technologies and innovative techniques. Lorna finds it rewarding to support the development of new and innovative ideas. Her aim is to ensure current and prospective clients and partners are aware of the exciting ongoing work and potential opportunities with Olds College. As co-chair of the Central Alberta Regional Innovation Network (CARIN, one of eight Regional Innovation Networks across the province that are supported by Alberta Innovates) she has many opportunities to collaborate and share good practices and great ideas that support agriculture technology advancements.