Students, alumni, and mentors gathered on Feb. 22 to launch the 5th Annual Innovation Quest. (Nathan Oldham/UConn Photo)

Student Entrepreneurs Embark on ‘Innovation Quest’

'Entrepreneurship, innovation, and creativity are alive and well at UConn,' says program director Rich Dino.

Industry mentor Wen Fu, left, Yanbing Guo, and Pu-Xian Gao in a lab at the Institute of Materials Science with a sample of the catalyst they have developed. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Better Catalytic Converter: A New Tool for Emission Control

The NSF program Accelerate UConn is helping two UConn researchers commercialize their 'game-changing' new device.

Gopinath Rajadinakaran, right, and Robert Kelley, professor of reconstructive sciences, discuss the testing of an artificial salivary gland at UConn Health in Farmington on Dec. 3, 2015. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Developing a Solution to the Problem of Dry Mouth

Dr. Robert Kelly invented an artificial salivary gland. The NSF program Accelerate UConn helped him bring it closer to market.

Matthew Hanley uses a microscope in a lab at UConn Health in Farmington on Dec. 3, 2015. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

NSF Program Helps UConn Entrepreneurs Get Started

UConn Health researchers in the early stages of developing a colorectal cancer vaccine got a jump-start from Accelerate UConn, an NSF I-Corps site.

Visualization of the new incubator space in Farmington that is now under construction. (Image by Goody Clancy)

UConn Doubling Capacity to Cultivate Business Startups

The University’s Technology Incubation Program enables business ventures to develop their commercial ideas in high-tech facilities.

Shikha Sharma presents a lecture on Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities in the School of Business on Sept. 24, 2011.

Entrepreneurship Program for Disabled Veterans ‘One of Best in Country’

The UConn program has been recognized as one of the nation’s most innovative programs for improving the quality of life for U.S. military personnel.

Start-up Seeks Solution to Plastic Waste from Water Bottles

Voda, a start-up company with UConn roots, has developed a new beverage distribution service that customizes drinks to its users’ tastes.

An IMCORP van in front of wind turbines in Hawaii. (Photo supplied by IMCORP)

IMCORP: On the Fast Track to Success

A Connecticut company built on UConn technology is one of the fastest-growing engineering firms in the U.S.

Dura Biotech (Christopher LaRosa/UConn Photo)

Tiny Heart Valve Has Big Potential for UConn Startup

A combination of biomedical engineering and sewing skills led to the development of a novel heart valve replacement that could save lives.

Altug Poyraz, eft, a graduate student, with Steven Suib, distinguished professor and director of chemistry on Jan. 9, 2014. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

A New Way to Create Porous Materials

UConn chemists have discovered a process offering greater control and flexibility that could benefit a wide range of applications.