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  • SEMINAR – ACADEMIC ENTREPRENEURSHIP – WITH DR. DON SIEGEL SEMINAR – ACADEMIC ENTREPRENEURSHIP – WITH DR. DON SIEGEL
    On Friday, May 5, 2017, the Department of Finance and Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation are co-sponsoring Dr. Don Siegel, Professor of Management at the University of Albany, to present his research on the topic of: “Academic Entrepreneurship: The Roles of Organizational Justice, Championing, Education, Work-Life Balance and Identity.” The seminar is open to […]
  • Crossing the River to Find Healthcare Solutions Crossing the River to Find Healthcare Solutions
    Crossing the River to Find Healthcare Solutions› Office of the Vice President for Research› UCONN  March, 2017 Crossing the River to Find Healthcare Solutions Jessica McBride, Office of the Vice President for Research Kourosh Parham, MD, Ph.D. has come up with a blood test that can detect hearing loss far sooner than existing tests.  Early […]
  • Accelerate UConn team featured in UConn Today: “UConn Joins Hunt for New Materials” Accelerate UConn team featured in UConn Today: “UConn Joins Hunt for New Materials”
      Featured in March 30, 2017 – Colin Poitras – UConn Communications – UConn Today The novel computational method created by Ramprasad’s research team applies basic quantum mechanics to calculate the atomic and electronic structures of different polymers. This information is then used to “train” a machine learning model to make ultra-fast predictions of properties of […]
  • MassChallenge Info Session – Storrs and Farmington MassChallenge Info Session – Storrs and Farmington
    The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR), in collaboration with the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, are hosting an opportunity for entrepreneurial faculty, students, and staff to learn about MassChallenge, the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet. Mass Challenge is the most startup friendly accelerator on the planet. No-equity and not-for-profit. Accelerates […]
  • Two free workshops offered to UConn community – Introduction to Business Model Canvas Two free workshops offered to UConn community – Introduction to Business Model Canvas
    Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation is providing two free workshops, Introduction to the Business Model Canvas, one in Storrs and one in Farmington, for members of the UConn community who are interested in learning about the Business Model Canvas and how to use it with their research. Participants will learn: Why most startups fail […]
  • EBV’s Michael Zacchea’s “The Ragged Edge” coming 4/1/2017. EBV’s Michael Zacchea’s “The Ragged Edge” coming 4/1/2017.
    UConn’s Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans Director, Michael Zacchea, publishes “The Ragged Edge, A US Marine’s Account of Leading the Iraqi Army Fifth Battalion”. … [from Amazon book preview] At a time when the United States debates how deeply to involve itself in Iraq and Syria, Lt. Col. Michael Zacchea, USMC (ret.), holds a unique vantage […]
  • Hartford Kicks Open Its Doors to Innovators Hartford Kicks Open Its Doors to Innovators
    New York Times Square Feet By LISA PREVOST NOV. 15, 2016 Continue reading the main story CCEI’s Michelle Cote is working on this project and was quoted in this New York Times article. “There’s an incredible concentration of institutions that have the capacity to foster start-up activity and second-stage business growth activity,” said Ms. Cote, […]
  • Revamped Wolff New Venture Competition Surprises Audience with Two Medical-Device Champs Revamped Wolff New Venture Competition Surprises Audience with Two Medical-Device Champs
    Posted on School of Business website, October 18, 2016, written by Claire Hall. The late Thomas John Wolff ’56 was an entrepreneur, and UConn School of Business alumnus, who ran five businesses simultaneously. He exemplified values like enthusiasm, mentorship and appreciation. If he were here to witness the revised Wolff New Venture Competition on Sept. […]
  • Accelerate UConn Fall 2016 Winners Announced Accelerate UConn Fall 2016 Winners Announced
    Posted from Office of Vice President for Research news announcement. Dr. Jeff Seemann, UConn/UConn Health Vice President for Research and Dr. Timothy B. Folta, Professor of Management and Faculty Director of the Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, are pleased to announce the teams selected to participate in the Fall cohort of Accelerate UConn, the […]
  • Medframe, LLC (Protectiscope) wins Entrepreneur Innovation Award Medframe, LLC (Protectiscope) wins Entrepreneur Innovation Award
    On September 13, 2016, Medframe, LLC, a UConn entrepreneur founded by Senior Elizabeth Pouya, was awarded a $10,000 Entrepreneur Innovation Award by CTNext for their product Protectiscope.  CTNext is Connecticut’s go-to resource for entrepreneurial support.  The Entrepreneur Innovation Awards (EIA), a competitive pitch event, are designed to help Connecticut’s promising early-stage companies develop their ideas and […]

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