Adam Boyajian '12 (BUS), left, fine tunes his pitch with his partners during a meeting of the iQ inQbator program at the Student Union on June 13, 2012. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

From Patenting Inventions to Persuading Investors, Student Entrepreneurs Getting Hands-on Help

Winners of UConn's Innovation Quest contest received a 'crash course in creating a business' from alumni and other experts.

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UConn Celebrates Economic Benefits of Innovation at Inaugural Ceremony

Awards highlight the University's commitment to bringing research where it benefits people.

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Improving the Detection of Landmines

A chemical engineering doctoral student has developed a portable sensing system that can detect hidden explosives accurately, efficiently, and at little cost.

UConn Patented Instrument Helps Reduce Risks in Drug Development

A team of faculty and students from pharmacy and engineering has invented an instrument that could help pharmaceutical companies develop new medicines more efficiently.

Shikha Sharma, UConn's business librarian, gives a lecture to participants in the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities at the School of Business.

Business Boot Camp Brings Veterans to Campus

This year's Entrepreneurial Boot Camp for Disabled Veterans has six state residents among its 25 participants.

Steven Suib, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of chemistry.

Cooling Down Global Warming

A UConn chemist has a patent for a new process to capture carbon, a hot topic in global warming.

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 […]