The Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals announced the WashU Women Innovate (WIN) storytelling campaign won a Gold MarCom award. Created by Washington University in St. Louis’ Office of Public Affairs, WIN shines the spotlight on the university’s support of women founders, entrepreneurs and innovators.
Washington University in St. Louis is committed to supporting faculty, students and staff wherever they are on their entrepreneurial journey — and is especially invested in supporting women bringing their ideas and discoveries from the lab to the marketplace. A terrific example of that commitment begins in St. Louis next year, with Equalize 2020.
The $44 million, 15-month renovation of 4340 Duncan in the Cortex Innovation District is nearly complete, and demonstrates the connection, collaboration and community partnership taking place around innovation and entrepreneurship in the St. Louis region.
Working with budding local tech companies can be good for researchers, good for startups and good for the local economy — even if, in the end, the researcher decides to head back to the lab. Here’s the story of what one PhD student is learning about his options.
The tech transfer field has a long way to go before reaching gender parity. A new study from the Office of Technology Management at Washington University in St. Louis suggests a way to speed up the process.
Applications are now open for the 2018 Global Impact Award (GIA), Washington University in St. Louis’ business plan competition for ventures that are scalable, sustainable and quick-to-market with proof of concept and a broad impact. The deadline is noon March 19.
The 2018 Women in Innovation and Technology (WIT) symposium will be held Feb. 27 at the St. Louis College of Pharmacy. The symposium is open to all, but RSVPs are requested.
Startup Connection, St. Louis’ largest event focused on innovation and entrepreneurship, has announced the companies selected to take part in its Venture Showcase Nov. 16 at Washington University in St. Louis. More than a third of the 74 companies have strong university ties.
Dedric Carter, associate provost and associate vice chancellor for innovation and entrepreneurship and professor of engineering practice, has been appointed vice chancellor for operations and technology transfer, effective July 1.
Nearly a third of the companies taking part in Startup Connection this year have direct ties to Washington University, highlighting the depth of commitment the school has for entrepreneurship and innovation efforts.
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