Entrepreneurship

Nine Health Center Scientists Sharing $4.4M in State Stem Cell Grants

Ten scientists at the University of Connecticut—nine from the UConn Health Center—received grant awards totaling $5.7 million from the Connecticut Stem Cell Research Advisory Committee, to support their pioneering embryonic stem cell research. Included in the awards to UConn scientists, was $1.29 million to Chondrogenics Inc., a new start-up company based at the Health Center, […]

Business School Program Helping Entrepreneurs Grow Companies

An entrepreneur with boundless energy is enlisting students to help fledgling firms.

Patent 7,955,128 is Not Just Any Number to Law School Clinic

First patent issued to client of UConn Law School clinic.

Practice Makes Perfect – And Helps Avoid Unnecessary Exams

Cardiac computed tomography angiography (CTA) is the use of CT to evaluate the coronary arteries for atherosclerotic disease, the number one cause of death in the U.S. “A technologist has one chance to do a cardiac CTA image correctly due to the radiation and intravenous contrast dose,” says Yang. “If you do a cardiac CT […]

Chemistry Professor wins Connecticut Medal of Science

Steven Suib, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, has been awarded the state’s top science medal.

Walmart Gift to Benefit Veterans Program

The gift will enable a business development initiative for veterans with disabilities to expand.

UConn Reactor Uses More Efficient Process to Make Biodiesel Fuel

The reactor provides training for students in biodiesel technology.

Hemp Produces Viable Biodiesel, UConn Study Finds

Industrial hemp, which grows in infertile soils, is a potential source of sustainable diesel fuel.

‘Bootcamp’ for Disabled Veterans Opens Doors to Entrepreneurship

As part of a national program, UConn is training disabled veterans in how to start up a business.

Student Design Leads to Commercial Product

A product developed by senior engineering students is now on the market.