University Innovation

College campuses can be the seedbed where imagination, knowledge, and technological developments come together to grow new products, processes, applications, materials, or services.

Makerspaces Coming to Main Street

10/13/14 The Maker Movement has taken the pursuit of creative technologies from the realm of hobbyists and has made it more accessible – seeding innovative new industries in cities and communities around the U.S.

Pritzker Announces New NACIE Members

10/13/14 U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker recently announced the 27 new members of the National Advisory Council on Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The Council will serve as a vehicle for ongoing dialogue with the entrepreneurship and workforce development communities, including working with business and trade associations.

Tech Standards and Industry Consortia Membership

12/06/13 Bluetooth. Wifi. Technology consortia are incredibly important drivers of the products that make it to the market everyday but most people don't understand much about them at all. New data on industry consortia and technology standards should open up this hidden world.

Innovation Fund America

Launched in 2012 to position select community colleges around the nation to find, fund, and mentor innovative local startups with the potential to grow.

iBridge Network

iBridge is a global, centralized resource for unbiased information about early-stage technologies and inventions.

Kauffman Campuses Initiative

The Kauffman Campuses initiative, which operated from 2003 to 2013, was designed to transform the way colleges and universities prepare students for success in the American economy.

Understanding the Great Brain Race in Higher Education

06/06/13 The United States should respond to the globalization of higher education not with angst but with a sense of possibility. Neither a gradual erosion in the U.S. market share of students, nor the emergence of ambitious new competitors in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East means that American universities are on an inevitable path to decline.

iStart.org

A customizable online platform for organizations running business competitions around the globe.

From Lab Bench to Innovation: Critical Challenges to Nascent Academic Entrepreneurs

05/08/13 This study examines the particular experience of nascent academic entrepreneurs (NAEs) and the implications of this experience for universities and policymakers.

Innovation Fund America Announcement

01/31/13 Kauffman Foundation and Lorain County Community College announce three schools to pilot a program that invests in, mentors and motivates high-growth entrepreneurs.