Join the NCIIA today and your students, faculty and staff can:  

  • Participate in a network of the nation’s most innovative educational institutions
  • Apply for grants of $1K-$50K for innovative curriculum and product/technology development
  • Be nominated for Olympus Innovation awards, which recognize faculty innovation in higher education
  • Receive discounted registration to workshops and conferences
  • Tap into a myriad of programs designed to advance technology innovation projects from idea to commercialization:
    • Invention to Venture workshops in technology entrepreneurship
    • Advanced Invention to Venture workshops for start-ups
    • BMEidea, a national competition recognizing the finest student biomedical innovations
    • Venture Well, venture development and seed investment for start-ups

Membership fees:   $300/year for colleges $500/year for universities