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CCEI Helps Students & Faculty Become Successful Entrepreneurs

  • We focus our resources on high-impact ventures that tackle fundamental human and environmental problems.
  • We inspire and support a robust entrepreneurial culture across academic disciplines and throughout our state.
  • We believe that practical experience in entrepreneurship prepares students and faculty to be more successful in their careers.

Wolff New Venture Winners

Wolff New Venture Competition Winners

Two distinguished entrepreneurial teams were the recipients of the 2016 Wolff New Venture Prize on Thursday, September 29th. Congratulations to LamdaVision (Dr. Nicole Wagner, Dr. Jordan Greco, Audrey Gallo, and Molly Zgoda) and Protectiscope (Elizabeth Pouya and Ryan Cordier) for their hard work, commitment, and persistence in continuing to move forward with their business ventures.

2016 Biomedical Entrepreneurship Fellows

2016 Biomedical Entrepreneurship Fellows

The Biomedical Entrepreneurship course (BME), part of UConn's Entrepreneurship in Life Sciences Initiative (ELSi),  concluded on December 8, 2016, with presentations from the 15 BME Fellows.  A word of thanks to our guest judges for their engaging participation in the final event.  The BME course is a multi-disciplinary collaboration between Schools of Business, Engineering, Medicine, and College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.  Learn more about the program.

Accelerate UConn Fall 2016 Cohort

Accelerate UConn Fall 2016 Cohort

Congratulations to the Accelerate UConn 3rd Cohort (Fall 2016) for successfully completing the program, which concluded on November 8th.  These hardworking entrepreneurs showed amazing perseverance and dedication to their ventures throughout the 7 weeks of training.  Find out more about the Accelerate UConn program.  Applications now open for Spring 2017.