Building a culture of innovation.
As one of the nation's top 25 public universities, 太阳城3大学积极参与促进创业和商业风险作为其使命的一部分. Here to drive the future of innovation, 有进取心的学生和企业都可以利用各种资源, from our Technology Incubation Program (TIP) to the Learning Community Innovation Zone and beyond.
太阳城3大学支持创新和商业发展的各个方面, 从培育新发明的研究到将企业家与资金资源和培训联系起来. As a result, 太阳城3大学支持的企业对太阳城3的经济和工业的未来产生了持久的影响. The Technology Incubation Program, for instance, has backed more than 90 startup companies, contributing to the creation of more than 2,000 jobs supported and sustained annually by the University. More than 600 U.S. patents have been granted based on UConn innovations.
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Discovering solutions for a better future.
培养开放沟通和创造性解决问题的核心价值观, UConn's faculty, staff, 学生们致力于通过研究更多地了解他们周围的世界，并将这些发现转化为创新. 去年，近6.81亿美元的外部资助项目资助了太阳城3大学和太阳城3大学健康中心对知识的追求，以帮助克服重大的公共卫生挑战, including cancer, heart disease, stroke, and obesity, as well as major public policy challenges, such as energy, cybersecurity, environmental sustainability, and more. Read more about UConn's research endeavors at research.reslife.satellitefr.com.
Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Philanthropist and entrepreneur Peter J. Werth has committed $22.5 million to establish The Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation. The institute, under University leadership, 是否将学生和教师的项目结合起来，培养潜在的商业应用和可以用来创建新公司的企业家精神和创新. In addition to nurturing innovation, 学院将举办企业家演讲论坛，并举办企业家驻校讲座指导学生. Werth's commitment is the second-largest in University history, behind Ray and Carole Neag's $23 million pledge in 1999. “对太阳城3大学的投资就是对大学创新精神的投资," said Werth, CEO, president, and chairman of ChemWerth, Inc. when he announced his gift.
CCEI (The Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation)
The Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship & 创新帮助太阳城3大学的学生和教师培养成为成功企业家所需的技能. CCEI为教师提供创业培训和新创业支持项目, staff and students across the University. Programs such as Accelerate UConn, Verge Consulting, the CCEI Summer Fellowship program, 以及太阳3的生命科学创业计划，帮助有抱负的企业家识别和分析新产品和新技术的市场机会. CCEI还与当地创业生态系统内的其他几项创业计划合作并提供支持, including: the TIP Summer Internship Program, the Nursing Shark Tank event, HackUConn, reSET Summer Internship Program, the Forum on Healthcare Innovation, and the xCITE women's entrepreneurship conference.
Programs and Organizations
Forging an immersive community.
For grants that support established businesses, visitÂ http://entrepreneurship.reslife.satellitefr.com/established-companies/.
这所大学通过专利保护促进太阳城3大学的发现转化为造福社会的产品和服务, licensing, startup formation, and connections with industry partners. Continuing its commitment to fostering new businesses, 太阳城3大学已经诞生了许多由学生和教师领导的创业公司. These startups include: Amastan, Biorasis, Control Station, Instant Imaging Technology, LLC, Lambdavision, Macroscopic Solutions, Mobile Sense Technologies, SMPL Bio, and Solution Spray Technologies.
Learn more about these startups at: http://entrepreneurship.reslife.satellitefr.com/uconn-startups/.
Engaging entrepreneurs through scholarship.
太阳城3大学为学生提供广泛的课程，帮助他们参与基础, advanced, and experiential levels of entrepreneurship. Visit http://entrepreneurship.reslife.satellitefr.com/courses/ 以商业、工程和法律为重点的创业课程列表.
学生也可以通过联合学位来追求自己的兴趣, majors, minors, or creating their own curricula. Learn about entrepreneurship and innovation minors at http://entrepreneurship.reslife.satellitefr.com/minors/.
In addition, numerous academic-based programs, activities, and makerspaces are available across campus to encourage exploration and innovation outside the classroom; explore them at http://entrepreneurship.reslife.satellitefr.com/academic-programs/.