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Here’s Your 2023 Wolff New Venture Competition Finalists!

The Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation is excited to announce the six startups selected to participate in the eighth annual Wolff New Venture Competition! The Wolff New Venture Competition features live pitches by the top startups coming out of UConn each year. The legwork for the competition begins in the spring, where 10 startups […]

Summer Fellowship 2020 Highlight: SedMed Solutions

  SedMed Solutions, co-founded by Jeremy Bronen and Timothy Krupski, has created a patent pending toilet lift assist product to help the elderly and disabled get on and off the toilet. Too many senior citizens or otherwise disabled people are struggling with daily toileting activities leading to falls, injuries, and even deaths. Caregiver intervention results […]

Summer Fellowship Feature: Green Agronomics

The Green Agronomics company involves two members, Jason Henderson and Amanda Clark. Their company created the Weedbine.   In the words of Jason Henderson, “Pesticides can no longer be used on school grounds and sports fields (Pre-K through 8th grade) in CT. Similar laws or pesticide restrictions have impacted other states as well, making it […]

Summer Fellowship Team Highlight: WellTech

The UConn School of Medicine’s Faculty Robert Aseltine, and postdoctoral fellows Chonglian Luo and Riddhi Doshi, along with the UConn College of Liberal Arts and Sciences graduate student Wenjie Wang and Undergraduate Student Madeleine Aseltine, and in collaboration with industry mentor Cal Colins, are building a program to assist healthcare providers in collecting patient information […]

Winter in Israel: Day 2

Conveying the level of exuberance that was felt as I opened my hotel curtains on Friday morning may be a tough task. I fear that this remarkable amount of excitement may not resonate with the readers who do not have the pleasure of being faced with this breathtaking view of Jerusalem. Today marks the weekly […]