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15 year non-profit  |  philanthropically funded<br />Entrepreneurship & innovation in higher education <br />
“We believe passionately in the power of ideas<br />to change attitudes, lives and ultimately, the world."<br />
“We believe in the power of students to change the<br />world through innovation & entrepreneurship.” <br />
200 Colleges and Universities<br />S<br />Saginaw Valley State University<br />San Diego State University<br />San Jose St...
14 Student Ambassadors<br />OSU<br />PDX<br />NEU<br />NYU<br />Columbia<br />Princeton<br />UMD<br />Duke<br />Wake Fores...
Enabling adoption with beautiful solar-shaped ivy<br />Solar Ivy, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee<br />
Organic replacement for Styrofoam<br />Ecovative Design, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee<br />
iPhone app with sustainability ratings for consumer products<br />Good Guide, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee<br />
Training tools for fire fighters<br />Solar Ivy, Social Ventu<br />BullEx, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee<br />
Credit card sized replacement forthe EpiPen<br />Intelliject, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee<br />
SMS authentication for counterfeit drugs in developing world<br />Sproxil, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee<br />
Sleep apnea alert for developing world context<br />ApneAlert, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee<br />
Solar light micro-franchise in India<br />Greenlight Planet, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee<br />
Single port through naval for laparoscopy <br />Surgisil, innovation licensed by NCIIA Grantee<br />
Up-cycled products for income generation in developing world<br />Anza Technologies, student venture mentored by NCIIA<br />
Water bag for disaster relief<br />DayOne Response, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee<br />
New markets for coconut husks,developing economies in poorest parts of the world<br />(automotive parts)<br />Whole Tree, ...
Rural electrification via hydropower<br />Village Power, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee<br />
Low cost treatment for jaundice in developing world<br />PhotoGenesis, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee<br />
Innovate. Solve a problem that you’re passionate about.<br />Make an impact through venturing.<br />
$2,000,000 awarded each yearno strings attached<br />$20K for STUDENTS to build companies around scaleable technology inno...
Apply for a grant.Attend a workshop.Enroll in a competition.<br />www.nciia.org<br />
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About National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance

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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

  1. 1. 15 year non-profit | philanthropically funded<br />Entrepreneurship & innovation in higher education <br />
  2. 2. “We believe passionately in the power of ideas<br />to change attitudes, lives and ultimately, the world."<br />
  3. 3. “We believe in the power of students to change the<br />world through innovation & entrepreneurship.” <br />
  4. 4. 200 Colleges and Universities<br />S<br />Saginaw Valley State University<br />San Diego State University<br />San Jose State University<br />Santa Clara University<br />Savannah State University<br />Sierra Nevada College<br />South Florida, University of<br />Southern California, University of<br />Southern Illinois University Carbondale<br />Southern Illinois University Edwardsville<br />Southwestern University<br />St. Francis College<br />St. Thomas, University of<br />Stanford University<br />Stevens Institute of Technology<br />Stony Brook University<br />SUNY at Binghamton<br />Syracuse University<br />T<br />Taylor University<br />Texas at Austin, University of<br />Texas at San Antonio, University of<br />Texas of the Permian Basin, University of<br />The Pacific, University of<br />Trinity University<br />Tufts University<br />Tulane University<br />Tulsa, University of<br />U<br />Utah, University of<br />V<br />Vanderbilt University<br />Villanova University<br />Virginia Commonwealth University<br />Virginia, University of<br />W<br />Wake Forest University<br />Washington State University<br />Washington, Seattle, University of<br />Western New England College<br />Wichita State University<br />Wisconsin - Green Bay, University of<br />Wisconsin - Milwaukee, University of<br />Wisconsin, Whitewater, University of<br />Wisconsin-Madison, University of<br />Wisconsin-Platteville, University of<br />Wisconsin-Stout, University of<br />Worcester Polytechnic Institute<br />Wright State University<br />Y<br />Yale University<br />Z<br />Zane State College<br />A<br />Adrian College<br />Alabama at Birmingham, University of<br />Alabama at Tuscaloosa, University of<br />Alaska, Fairbanks, University of<br />Arizona State University at the Polytechnic Campus<br />Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus<br />Arkansas at Little Rock, University of<br />Arkansas Main Campus, University of<br />Art Center College of Design<br />Auburn University <br />B<br />Babson College<br />Ball State University<br />Baylor University<br />Boston College<br />Boston University<br />Bridgeport, University of<br />Brown University<br />Bucknell University<br />C<br />California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo<br />California State Polytechnic University, Pomona<br />California State University, Channel Islands<br />California State University, Long Beach<br />California State University, Northridge<br />California, Berkeley, University of<br />California, Davis, University of<br />California, Irvine, University of<br />California, Los Angeles, University of<br />California, Riverside, University of<br />California, San Diego, University of<br />Capitol College<br />Carnegie Mellon University<br />Carthage College<br />Case Western Reserve University<br />Catholic University of America<br />Central Florida, University of<br />Central Oklahoma, University of<br />Cincinnati, University of<br />City College of New York (CCNY)<br />Clemson University<br />Colorado at Boulder, University of<br />Colorado at Colorado Springs, University of<br />Colorado at Denver, University of<br />Colorado State University<br />Columbia University<br />Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art<br />Cornell University<br />N<br />Nevada, Las Vegas, University of<br />New Jersey Institute of Technology<br />New Mexico, University of<br />New York Institute of Technology<br />New York University<br />North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of<br />North Carolina at Charlotte, University of<br />North Carolina at Greensboro, University of<br />North Carolina State University at Raleigh<br />North Dakota State University<br />North Dakota, University of<br />North Texas, University of<br />Northeastern University<br />Northern Illinois University<br />Northwestern University<br />Norwich University<br />Notre Dame, University of<br />O<br />Ohio Northern University<br />Ohio State University<br />Oklahoma State University<br />Old Dominion University<br />Oregon State University<br />P<br />Pace University<br />Paine College<br />Penn State Berks <br />Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus<br />Pennsylvania, University of<br />Philadelphia University<br />Pittsburg State University<br />Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus, University of<br />Polytechnic Institute of New York University<br />Portland State University<br />Portland, University of<br />Pratt Institute<br />Puerto Rico, Humacao, University of<br />Purdue University<br />R<br />Rhode Island, University of<br />Rice University<br />Rider University<br />Roosevelt University<br />Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology<br />Rowan University<br />D<br />Dartmouth College<br />Denver, University of<br />Detroit Mercy, University of<br />Dominican University of California<br />Drexel University<br />Duke University<br />E<br />East Carolina University<br />Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University<br />F<br />Fairfield University<br />Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University<br />Florida Atlantic University <br />Florida Gulf Coast University<br />Florida Institute of Technology<br />Florida, University of<br />Fox Valley Technical College<br />Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering<br />G<br />Gannon University<br />Gateway Technical College<br />George Mason University<br />Georgia Institute of Technology<br />Georgia Southern University<br />Georgia Southwestern State University<br />Grand Valley State University<br />H<br />Hampshire College<br />Hartford, University of<br />Harvard University<br />Hofstra University<br />Howard University<br />I<br />Idaho, University of<br />Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University of<br />Illinois Institute of Technology<br />Iowa State University<br />Iowa, University of<br />ITESM Campus Chihuahua<br />ITESM Campus Monterrey<br />Ivy Tech Community College<br />J<br />Jackson State University<br />James Madison University<br />John Brown University<br />Johns Hopkins University<br />K<br />Kent State University <br />L<br />La Salle University<br />Lake Superior State University<br />Lawrence Technological University<br />Lawrence University<br />Lehigh University<br />Lord Fairfax Community College<br />Louisiana State University<br />M<br />Maine, University of<br />Manhattan College<br />Maryland Eastern Shore, University of<br />Maryland, University of<br />Marymount University<br />Massachusetts Amherst, University of<br />Massachusetts Dartmouth, University of<br />Massachusetts Institute of Technology<br />Massachusetts, Boston, University of<br />Massachusetts, Lowell, University of<br />Menlo College<br />Mercer University<br />Miami University<br />Michigan State University<br />Michigan Technological University<br />Michigan, Ann Arbor, University of<br />Millikin University<br />Milwaukee School of Engineering<br />Minneapolis College of Art & Design<br />Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus, University of<br />Missouri-Kansas City, University of<br />Monmouth College<br />Morrisville State College<br />
  5. 5. 14 Student Ambassadors<br />OSU<br />PDX<br />NEU<br />NYU<br />Columbia<br />Princeton<br />UMD<br />Duke<br />Wake Forest<br />UWM <br />NW<br />UNLV<br />Rice<br />Eden Full,<br />Student Ambassador,<br />Princeton ‘13<br />
  6. 6. Enabling adoption with beautiful solar-shaped ivy<br />Solar Ivy, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee<br />
  7. 7. Organic replacement for Styrofoam<br />Ecovative Design, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee<br />
  8. 8. iPhone app with sustainability ratings for consumer products<br />Good Guide, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee<br />
  9. 9. Training tools for fire fighters<br />Solar Ivy, Social Ventu<br />BullEx, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee<br />
  10. 10. Credit card sized replacement forthe EpiPen<br />Intelliject, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee<br />
  11. 11. SMS authentication for counterfeit drugs in developing world<br />Sproxil, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee<br />
  12. 12. Sleep apnea alert for developing world context<br />ApneAlert, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee<br />
  13. 13. Solar light micro-franchise in India<br />Greenlight Planet, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee<br />
  14. 14. Single port through naval for laparoscopy <br />Surgisil, innovation licensed by NCIIA Grantee<br />
  15. 15. Up-cycled products for income generation in developing world<br />Anza Technologies, student venture mentored by NCIIA<br />
  16. 16. Water bag for disaster relief<br />DayOne Response, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee<br />
  17. 17. New markets for coconut husks,developing economies in poorest parts of the world<br />(automotive parts)<br />Whole Tree, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee<br />
  18. 18. Rural electrification via hydropower<br />Village Power, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee<br />
  19. 19. Low cost treatment for jaundice in developing world<br />PhotoGenesis, Venture formed by NCIIA Grantee<br />
  20. 20. Innovate. Solve a problem that you’re passionate about.<br />Make an impact through venturing.<br />
  21. 21. $2,000,000 awarded each yearno strings attached<br />$20K for STUDENTS to build companies around scaleable technology innovations<br />+<br />$50K for FACULTY to develop courses and programs in support thereoff<br />
  22. 22. Apply for a grant.Attend a workshop.Enroll in a competition.<br />www.nciia.org<br />

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