Entrepreneurship

Homegrown Hydroponics Project Spreads Around the World

May 14, 2019

Hydroponics greenhouses engineered by Christian Heiden ’20 (ENG) are now in Connecticut and Haiti, with more planned.

New Technology Designed to Reduce Mortality Rates in Cancer Patients

April 10, 2019

A pair of Ph.D. students developed a technology that takes a patient’s tumor cells and grows them outside of the body to test different cancer treatments.

Student Entrepreneurs Spend Spring Break in Silicon Valley

March 20, 2019

‘This trip is really important for our students to see first-hand how the spirit of entrepreneurship works in a real setting,’ said UConn’s David Noble.

Student Wrapped up in Farmhouse Crepes

February 20, 2019

Taj-Anthony Jean ’19 shifted his view of himself, “from student-athlete to student-entrepreneur,” as he likes to say.

UConn, Innovate Stamford Collaboration Bolsters Innovation Ecosystem

January 29, 2019

The new partnership, which will include summer internships for 50 UConn students, aims to strengthen the city as a leader in technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

UConn Research Project at the International Space Station

December 4, 2018

An experiment devised by researchers at UConn startup LambdaVision was launched into space this month.

First Innovation Expo: Opportunities Abound on Campus

October 30, 2018

‘We have such cool things going on on campus,’ said biology major Greta Johnson, a volunteer at the event.

Male Fertility Test Developers Win Venture Competition

October 17, 2018

Through the Wolff New Venture Competition, a pair of biomedical engineering doctoral candidates won $20,000 to further develop an in-home device to measure male fertility.

Industry-Academic Program to Grow Entrepreneurial Know-How

October 17, 2018

The new program will provide aspiring entrepreneurs working as academic or industry researchers with customized training to help turn their technologies into businesses and products.

New Engineering Program Aims to Attract the Most Talented Entrepreneurs to Connecticut

June 28, 2018

UConn is launching a Master’s of Engineering in Global Entrepreneurship, the first entrepreneurial graduate degree in the state that is focused on engineering.

Alumni Help Taxi Industry Shift into Overdrive

June 22, 2018

Dashride, a company founded by two UConn alums, has its roots in UConn’s safe-driving effort and entrepreneurial program.