The University Of Connecticut Board of Trustees voted in December 2015 to approve a new academic degree program at UConn School of Law: an LLM in Intellectual Property Law and Information Governance. It will be the only master of laws program in intellectual property offered in Connecticut, and the only one in New England with a focus on policy and global intellectual property law. More here: [...]
Connecticut is gaining a reputation for its growing tech ecosystem in diverse areas including biomechanics, advanced materials, optics, alternative energy, drug development and manufacturing technology. What’s behind this? Strong collaborative relationships between innovative entrepreneurs, universities and large companies with specialized resources. For example: At the University of Connecticut, Eric Sirois, Ph.D, Biomedical Engineering founded Dura BioTech at the UConn Technology Incubator Program, and has received $400,000 in awards including a federal [...]
While budgets tend to be extremely tight these days, National Institutes of Health leader Dr. Joan McGowan spoke at the UConn School of Medicine’s annual symposium, hosted by the Group on Women in Medicine and Science, advocating for programs to help students engage and learn as well as more funding for innovation. Read the full article here, by Maureen McGuire.
Brookfield, Wis. and Hartford, Conn., May 21, 2014 – Fiserv Inc. (NASDAQ: FISV), a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, and the University of Connecticut School of Business, one of the top public business schools in the nation, today announced that Fiserv is participating in the university’s Financial Accelerator Program to help educate students and foster innovation. The Financial Accelerator Program was established [...]
On March 28th, Startup Weekend comes back to Storrs! Aspiring entrepreneurs, programmers, designers, thinkers, builders, and everyone in between will be gathering at Oak Hall at UConn for a nearly 40 hour marathon of idea forming and business building. Sound like fun? Sign up here! Here is how the website describes it: Startup Weekend is a global grassroots movement of active and empowered entrepreneurs who [...]
Hartford’s United Technologies Corporation announced plans to donate $10M to the University of Connecticut in order to create a a new UTC Institute for Advanced Systems Engineering. The first 7.5 million is to be given as a gift over a five-year span, although the program plans to be enrolling students as early as next spring according to WNPR’s Harriet Jones. The remaining 2.5 million will [...]
The following is an release from the University of Connecticut’s School of Engineering, announcing a great opportunity to learn and network. Register today to attend UConn Engineering’s First Annual Industry Open House on Friday, November 1, 2013. The half-day event will feature an informal networking forum, during which visitors will have the opportunity to speak with more than 60 engineering faculty members and to view [...]
(FARMINGTON, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy today signed new legislation creating a $200 million Bioscience Innovation Fund during a ceremonial event at the University of Connecticut Health Center (UCHC). The fund will make investments over the next 10 years in the form of grants, equity investments, loans and loan guarantees to foster innovation in smaller companies. “Over the last two and a half years, [...]
FARMINGTON — Walking through the University of Connecticut Health Center campus Tuesday, George Karsanow, the health center’s director of construction, pointed out markers of progress. The 307,000-square-foot ambulatory care building is scheduled to be completed by fall 2014. The new tower for the hospital — which will include more than 160 new beds, a new emergency department and a new operating room — is on schedule to [...]
The University of Connecticut will seek to advance affordable and sustainable energy technologies with the help of a new energy research institute with Fraunhofer USA announced today by state and international officials.
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