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Thursday, March 24 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Building Inter-Collegiate Technology Entrepreneurship into the Undergraduate Curriculum at the University of Texas at San Antonio: An historical perspective in effective educational transformation through the Center for Innovation and Technology Entrepren

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The University of Texas at San Antonio's Center for Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship (CITE) began with the mission of establishing intercollegiate technology entrerpreneurship as a cornerstone of engineering and business undergraduate education. A case study of the process creating this center is presented including the elements that have allowed for the acceleration of the program and the elements that have been barriers to overcome. In three years, the CITE has established an intercollegiate $100K New Technology Venture Competition, provided training to over 300 young technology entrepreneurs, hosted 44 New Technology Venture Pitches, created over a dozen new invention disclosures, and spun off multiple new companies and technology licenses. In addition, the implementation of programs in the center has been coupled with studies of the young technology entrepreneurs themselves to inform a more robust decision-making model for Accelerating Collegiate Entrepreneurship (the ACE model).

Thursday March 24, 2011 9:00am - 10:30am

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