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About National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance



This presentation was delivered Humera Fasihuddin of NCIIA (http://www.nciia.org), lead sponsor of TEDxPrinceton (December 3, 2010), during the opening remarks.

This presentation was delivered Humera Fasihuddin of NCIIA (http://www.nciia.org), lead sponsor of TEDxPrinceton (December 3, 2010), during the opening remarks.



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About National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance About National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance Presentation Transcript

  • 15 year non-profit | philanthropically funded
    Entrepreneurship & innovation in higher education
  • “We believe passionately in the power of ideas
    to change attitudes, lives and ultimately, the world."
  • “We believe in the power of students to change the
    world through innovation & entrepreneurship.”
  • 200 Colleges and Universities
    Saginaw Valley State University
    San Diego State University
    San Jose State University
    Santa Clara University
    Savannah State University
    Sierra Nevada College
    South Florida, University of
    Southern California, University of
    Southern Illinois University Carbondale
    Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
    Southwestern University
    St. Francis College
    St. Thomas, University of
    Stanford University
    Stevens Institute of Technology
    Stony Brook University
    SUNY at Binghamton
    Syracuse University
    Taylor University
    Texas at Austin, University of
    Texas at San Antonio, University of
    Texas of the Permian Basin, University of
    The Pacific, University of
    Trinity University
    Tufts University
    Tulane University
    Tulsa, University of
    Utah, University of
    Vanderbilt University
    Villanova University
    Virginia Commonwealth University
    Virginia, University of
    Wake Forest University
    Washington State University
    Washington, Seattle, University of
    Western New England College
    Wichita State University
    Wisconsin - Green Bay, University of
    Wisconsin - Milwaukee, University of
    Wisconsin, Whitewater, University of
    Wisconsin-Madison, University of
    Wisconsin-Platteville, University of
    Wisconsin-Stout, University of
    Worcester Polytechnic Institute
    Wright State University
    Yale University
    Zane State College
    Adrian College
    Alabama at Birmingham, University of
    Alabama at Tuscaloosa, University of
    Alaska, Fairbanks, University of
    Arizona State University at the Polytechnic Campus
    Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus
    Arkansas at Little Rock, University of
    Arkansas Main Campus, University of
    Art Center College of Design
    Auburn University
    Babson College
    Ball State University
    Baylor University
    Boston College
    Boston University
    Bridgeport, University of
    Brown University
    Bucknell University
    California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
    California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
    California State University, Channel Islands
    California State University, Long Beach
    California State University, Northridge
    California, Berkeley, University of
    California, Davis, University of
    California, Irvine, University of
    California, Los Angeles, University of
    California, Riverside, University of
    California, San Diego, University of
    Capitol College
    Carnegie Mellon University
    Carthage College
    Case Western Reserve University
    Catholic University of America
    Central Florida, University of
    Central Oklahoma, University of
    Cincinnati, University of
    City College of New York (CCNY)
    Clemson University
    Colorado at Boulder, University of
    Colorado at Colorado Springs, University of
    Colorado at Denver, University of
    Colorado State University
    Columbia University
    Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
    Cornell University
    Nevada, Las Vegas, University of
    New Jersey Institute of Technology
    New Mexico, University of
    New York Institute of Technology
    New York University
    North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of
    North Carolina at Charlotte, University of
    North Carolina at Greensboro, University of
    North Carolina State University at Raleigh
    North Dakota State University
    North Dakota, University of
    North Texas, University of
    Northeastern University
    Northern Illinois University
    Northwestern University
    Norwich University
    Notre Dame, University of
    Ohio Northern University
    Ohio State University
    Oklahoma State University
    Old Dominion University
    Oregon State University
    Pace University
    Paine College
    Penn State Berks
    Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
    Pennsylvania, University of
    Philadelphia University
    Pittsburg State University
    Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus, University of
    Polytechnic Institute of New York University
    Portland State University
    Portland, University of
    Pratt Institute
    Puerto Rico, Humacao, University of
    Purdue University
    Rhode Island, University of
    Rice University
    Rider University
    Roosevelt University
    Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
    Rowan University
    Dartmouth College
    Denver, University of
    Detroit Mercy, University of
    Dominican University of California
    Drexel University
    Duke University
    East Carolina University
    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
    Fairfield University
    Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
    Florida Atlantic University
    Florida Gulf Coast University
    Florida Institute of Technology
    Florida, University of
    Fox Valley Technical College
    Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
    Gannon University
    Gateway Technical College
    George Mason University
    Georgia Institute of Technology
    Georgia Southern University
    Georgia Southwestern State University
    Grand Valley State University
    Hampshire College
    Hartford, University of
    Harvard University
    Hofstra University
    Howard University
    Idaho, University of
    Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of
    Illinois Institute of Technology
    Iowa State University
    Iowa, University of
    ITESM Campus Chihuahua
    ITESM Campus Monterrey
    Ivy Tech Community College
    Jackson State University
    James Madison University
    John Brown University
    Johns Hopkins University
    Kent State University
    La Salle University
    Lake Superior State University
    Lawrence Technological University
    Lawrence University
    Lehigh University
    Lord Fairfax Community College
    Louisiana State University
    Maine, University of
    Manhattan College
    Maryland Eastern Shore, University of
    Maryland, University of
    Marymount University
    Massachusetts Amherst, University of
    Massachusetts Dartmouth, University of
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Massachusetts, Boston, University of
    Massachusetts, Lowell, University of
    Menlo College
    Mercer University
    Miami University
    Michigan State University
    Michigan Technological University
    Michigan, Ann Arbor, University of
    Millikin University
    Milwaukee School of Engineering
    Minneapolis College of Art & Design
    Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus, University of
    Missouri-Kansas City, University of
    Monmouth College
    Morrisville State College
  • 14 Student Ambassadors
    Wake Forest
    Eden Full,
    Student Ambassador,
    Princeton ‘13
  • Enabling adoption with beautiful solar-shaped ivy
    Solar Ivy, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee
  • Organic replacement for Styrofoam
    Ecovative Design, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee
  • iPhone app with sustainability ratings for consumer products
    Good Guide, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee
  • Training tools for fire fighters
    Solar Ivy, Social Ventu
    BullEx, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee
  • Credit card sized replacement forthe EpiPen
    Intelliject, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee
  • SMS authentication for counterfeit drugs in developing world
    Sproxil, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee
  • Sleep apnea alert for developing world context
    ApneAlert, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee
  • Solar light micro-franchise in India
    Greenlight Planet, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee
  • Single port through naval for laparoscopy
    Surgisil, innovation licensed by NCIIA Grantee
  • Up-cycled products for income generation in developing world
    Anza Technologies, student venture mentored by NCIIA
  • Water bag for disaster relief
    DayOne Response, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee
  • New markets for coconut husks,developing economies in poorest parts of the world
    (automotive parts)
    Whole Tree, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee
  • Rural electrification via hydropower
    Village Power, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee
  • Low cost treatment for jaundice in developing world
    PhotoGenesis, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee
  • Innovate. Solve a problem that you’re passionate about.
    Make an impact through venturing.
  • $2,000,000 awarded each yearno strings attached
    $20K for STUDENTS to build companies around scaleable technology innovations
    $50K for FACULTY to develop courses and programs in support thereoff
  • Apply for a grant.Attend a workshop.Enroll in a competition.