Technical Entrepreneurship Program: Continued Support

University of Miami, 2008 - $13,847

This grant offers continued support for the Technical Entrepreneurship Program at the University of Miami. A 1999 NCIIA Course & Program grant resulted in the first offering of Technical Entrepreneurship (TE) in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. NCIIA then awarded a second grant to continue the course, expanding it to other engineering students and offering it as an alternative to the mandatory Senior Design Project course. To date, well over 100 students have completed the TE sequence with good results, and several E-Teams have been awarded grants. One project led to a patent application, and many others have led to invention disclosures.