The Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CCEI) is pleased to announce the teams selected to participate in the 22nd cohort of Accelerate UConn, the University’s National Science Foundation I-Corps site. The following teams will receive special training and a $1,000 seed grant to help understand whether and how their technology might create customer value:
Spring 2023 Phase 2 Cohort:
Sandy Chafouleas PhD (Faculty) & Emily Wicks (Staff), Neag School of Education, School of Fine Arts – Feel Your Best Self
Sabrina Uva (Graduate Student), Ryan Coles PhD (Faculty), & Jorge Paricio PhD (Faculty), College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, School of Business, School of Engineering – Milieu
David Wright PhD (Industry), Duo Dickinson (Industry), Diane Covello (Faculty), School of Law – Super Windows
Clara Ramirez & Mohammed Albayati (PhD Students), School of Engineering – InfinEnergie
Audrey Larson, Angel Velasquez, & Charlotte Chen (Undergraduate Students), School of Engineering – Geomate
Sahana Ganesh & Andrei Abarientos (Undergraduate Students), School of Engineering – SignAssist
Leslie A. Caromile PhD (Faculty) & Brenna McAllister (PhD Student), UConn Health Center for Vascular Biology – Think Different … Think in 3D
The program includes four weeks of intensive training to evaluate their business ideas and conduct customer discovery activities.
CCEI operates Accelerate UConn (AU). As an NSF I-Corps program, AU was formed to foster entrepreneurship resulting in technology commercialization. I-Corps sites are academic institutions that catalyze the engagement of multiple, local teams in technology transition and strengthen local innovation.