Certificate Program in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2010 - $35,500

The grant supports the creation of a cross-disciplinary, healthcare-focused Certificate Program in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The certificate will consist of a four-course sequence team-taught by faculty from engineering and the arts, with product ideas based on needs articulated by local healthcare and medical institutions. Students will receive professional assistance in technology transfer, patenting and licensing from UWM's Office of Technology Transfer and the UWM Research Foundation.

The four courses are: Creativity & Design Processes; Ergonomics, Innovation and Design; Product Realization; and Innovation and Commercialization.