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Gcec Slideshow Oct 09

  1. 1. www.nciia.org Supporting technology innovation and entrepreneurship in higher education
  2. 2. <ul><li>Supporting technology innovation and entrepreneurship in higher education to create experiential learning opportunities for students and successful, socially beneficial innovations and businesses </li></ul>www.nciia.org
  3. 3. Funding technology innovation and entrepreneurship <ul><li>Grants awarded since 1995: </li></ul><ul><li>304 Course and Program grants </li></ul><ul><li>347 E-Team grants </li></ul><ul><li>XX Sustainable Vision grants </li></ul><ul><li>40+ patents applied for </li></ul><ul><li>75 companies established, in manufacturing, wireless, energy, safety, mobility, </li></ul>Bull-Ex Digital Safety. Former E-Team from RPI.
  4. 4. Course & Program Grants Education + innovation + entrepreneurship Improve existing programs or build new programs in invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Up to $50,000 Annual deadlines in May & December Next Deadline: December 4, 2009 Teaching Structural Design, Construction Practices, and Sustainable Technologies for Mitigation of Natural Disaster Damages in Coastal and Fault Areas of Developing Regions – Catholic University
  5. 5. E-Team Grants team + technology + market Advanced E-Team grants support commercial outcomes by moving innovative products from the idea stage to prototype and market. An E-Team is a multidisciplinary group of faculty, students, and industry mentors. Up to $20,000 Deadlines in May & December Next Deadline: December 4, 2009 Intelligent Mobility – California Institute of Technology
  6. 6. E-Team Grants team + technology + market
  7. 7. Sustainable Vision Grants Education + innovation + social impact Fund transformational educational programs where breakthrough technologies are created and commercialized for the benefit of people living in poverty in the US and abroad. Up to $50,000 Annual deadline in October Next Deadline: October 16, 2009 Mashavu project, Penn State
  8. 8. Sustainable Vision Grants Education + innovation + social impact Engagement: 24 US universities have received funding through the program to develop, commercialize, and disseminate technologies Projects based in 23 countries throughout Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Industries: Health, food security, clean water, and affordable energy Sustainable Technology Entrepreneurship in Afghanistan – University of Colorado-Boulder
  9. 9. Invention2Venture Training for technology entrepreneurs www.invention2venture.org
  10. 10. <ul><li>New to entrepreneurship? </li></ul><ul><li>Learn technology entrepreneurship basics: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Idea validation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sales and marketing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Team building </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IP and licensing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finding investors </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Build your network, find advisors </li></ul>Invention2Venture Training for technology entrepreneurs
  11. 11. Advanced Invention2Venture Accelerate your company Getting a start-up off and running? Critical and strategic thinking to advance your business Detailed instruction and coaching Perfect your pitch in front of investors Eight weeks of follow-up strategy development sessions
  12. 12. Venture development and seed investment for start-ups emerging from universities Advice and funding for scalable market-oriented solutions to health and environmental problems Venture teams selected each year for involvement Venture Well Wanted: companies that will change the world! Ecovative Design, 2009 Venture Well cohort www.venturewell.org
  13. 13. Olympus Innovation Awards Recognizing faculty excellence in Innovation in higher education Mike Camp, Ohio State University 2009 Olympus Innovation Awards Winners
  14. 14. BMEidea Competition Encouraging biomed students to move their ideas from lab to market 2009 Winner: Lab-on-a-Stick - Stanford University
  15. 15. BMEidea Competition Encouraging biomed students to move their ideas from lab to market <ul><li>Entries address a medical clinical </li></ul><ul><li>need with a clearly defined solution </li></ul><ul><li>that can be taken to market. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First place: $10,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Second place: $2,500 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Third place: $1,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Call for submission open now </li></ul><ul><li>Competition deadline: April 2, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Winners announced: June, 2010 </li></ul>
  16. 16. New in 2010 - BMEStart Competition An award recognizing undergraduate excellence in biomedical innovation <ul><li>Entries address a medical clinical </li></ul><ul><li>need with a clearly defined solution </li></ul><ul><li>that can be taken to application </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First place: $10,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Second place: $5,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Third place: $2,500 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Call for submission opens: November 1, 2009 </li></ul><ul><li>Competition deadline: May 14, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Winners announced: Summer, 2010 </li></ul>
  17. 17. A network of the country’s leading thinkers in technology innovation and entrepreneurship
  18. 18. A network of the country’s leading thinkers in technology innovation and entrepreneurship <ul><li>150 member institutions </li></ul><ul><li>Annual membership: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$500 universities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$300 colleges </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Benefits include: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Access to NCIIA grants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access to entrepreneurship training resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reduced fees for workshops and annual conference </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. March Madness for the Mind Annual showcase of student innovation

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