Opportunities for Faculty

Welcome!

NCIIA works with engineers, social entrepreneurs, designers, biologists, physicists and physicians to:

  • advance the fields of technology innovation and entrepreneurship
  • create experiential learning opportunities for students
  • move promising ideas and innovations with strong social benefit towards commercialization.

By the numbers:

Our faculty represent nearly 200 NCIIA member institutions. In the past 15 years, with NCIIA support, our faculty have:

  • Created 300+ experiential courses and programs
  • Engaged 10,000+ students in these courses
  • Initated 350+ student-led project teams (E-Teams)
  • Engaged 1,300+ students in these teams
  • Launched 75 companies out of these teams.

 

Where are you?

NCIIA provides the funding, training and network you need to move your course, idea or innovation to the next stage. 

GET FUNDING AND TRAINING
Course and Program grants
Build or improve programs in innovation and entrepreneurship.

Sustainable Vision program
Advancing transformational educational programs where breakthrough technologies are created and commercialized to help poor people. 

  • Grants: up to $50,000.  
  • VentureLab for grantees: evolve your business strategy
  • Learn more

Teaching Resources 
Resources to build, promote, and support courses and programs in invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship.   


BUILD YOUR NETWORK  AND GAIN RECOGNITION

Open: The NCIIA Annual Conference
The premier conference on university technology innovation and entrepreneurship. Save the date:
Open 2011: March 24-26, Washington, D.C.

Olympus Innovation Awards
Recognizing faculty excellence and innovation. Learn more

 
OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENT ENTREPRENEURS

NCIIA offers proven funding and workshop opportunities to support the development of student entrepreneurs. Read more. 

 

THE FACULTY WE WORK WITH, THEIR PROJECTS AND  ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • 2010 Olympus Innovation Award winners

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