Engineering a third option

Engineering a third option

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.
Applications now open for Global Impact Award

Applications now open for Global Impact Award

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.

RSVP for women in tech symposium

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.

Partnership with student consulting group enhances WashU tech transfer, career training

​​A student-led strategic consulting firm, The BALSA Group, is expanding the technology transfer capabilities of the university while broadening career opportunities for its members and supporting local economic growth and development. BALSA has become a national model for similar student groups.​

​IDEA Labs teams unveil medical innovations​​​​​

Interdisciplinary student teams presented innovations designed to solve problems in health care at IDEA Labs’ Demo Day last month. Engineering student Matthew Burkhardt (seated) won a summer internship through the university’s Skandalaris Center to continue developing his team’s invention. His teammates are (from left) Yuni Teh, Katrina Leyden, Adina Stoica and Elizabeth Rosenberg.​
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