MissionTo foster applied research through seed fundinggrants and industry partnerships to advance thedesign and commercialization of sustainable,renewable, green building components andtechnologies across the Architecture,Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industries,and to increase the presence of sustainabletechnology in the built environment.
Overview• Seed funding: $10-35K per project• R&D through public-private partnerships• Co-development of proof of concept prototype• Goal of rapid commercialization
Project Criteria• Applied research with a focus on sustainability and renewable energy• Economically viable business plan• Team led by design professional• Student research assistant involvement• Private sector industry partner
Sample GBC Projects
Achievements3 patents pending: • PV-POD • DR Palette • Intelligent Building Management System8 projects beginning commercialization: • Re-Compute • PV-POD • SPACE • Gro-POD • Dri-Dock Construction System • Shinto • Power Lots • Workspace
Expo• 3rd Annual UHGBC Expo• November 17, 5-8PM• UH, Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture• Admission is FREE & open to the public• Sponsorship opportunities available
Questions?www.UHGBC.org@UHGBCFacebook.com/UHGBCSam MarDirector of Business DevelopmentSJMar@uh.edu