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Boston University International Incubator Program Receives International Honor

November 29th, 2010

Boston – The National Business Incubation Association has again awarded the NBIA Soft Landings International Incubator designation to the Boston University International Incubator Program. This was the BU International Incubator Program’s first renewal of the designation they first received in 2008…Read the rest of this entry>>

Attention Faculty: BU Ignition Awards Call for Proposals

September 22nd, 2010

The Ignition Award Program awards funds to Boston University faculty to bridge the gap between government-funded, discovery-oriented research and the follow-on development work performed by external commercial or non-profit entities. By enabling researchers to generate relevant data, reach key milestones, develop a prototype, or test an implementation strategy the Ignition Awards will help bring raw technology and business concepts to a mature enough state where they can be either licensed, form the basis of a new company, or create a new, non-profit social enterprise…Read the rest of this entry>>

DOE Awards $5.3 Million to Support the Development of University-Based Technology Commercialization

September 15th, 2010

Washington, DC – U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today the selection of five projects to build and strengthen “innovation ecosystems” that will accelerate the movement of cutting-edge energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies from university laboratories into the market. This is the first time the Department is funding this type of university-based commercialization effort…Read the rest of this entry>>

BU’s Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization Names New Managing Director

July 20th, 2010

Boston University’s Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (ITEC) today announced the appointment of Paul McManus as Managing Director. McManus was previously Director of International Programs for the Institute…Read the rest of this entry>>

Vinit Nijhawan Gives WSJ $19 Billion Reasons “Why US Entrepreneurs Should Compete On Price”

June 8th, 2010

When Boston University School of Management’s Vinit Nijhawan, executive-in-residence at the Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship & Commercialization (ITEC), posted a Tweet in April about US entrepreneurship, the Wall Street Journalwanted to hear more…Read the rest of this entry>>

ITEC Announces Finalists for 10th Annual $50K Business Plan Competition

March 3rd, 2010

Boston University School of Management’s Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (ITEC)  is thrilled to announce the team finalists for the 10th Annual $50K Business Plan Competition…Read the rest of this entry>>

Clean Energy Heats Up at Boston University: New Lectures and Research

February 25th, 2010

BU School of Management (SMG) faculty and their colleagues across the University are energizing the debate over how best to accelerate the development and adoption of sustainable clean energy solutions, through new research, conferences, and lectures…Read the rest of this entry>>

Professor Paul McManus Blogs from, and Post, Copenhagen Climate Summit

February 21st, 2010

Clean energy expert Paul McManus, executive-in-residence and lecturer at the School of Management at Boston University, joined the 2009 Copenhagen Climate Conference, blogging from, and then beyond, the event.  McManus is director of International Programs for the Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship & Commercialization (ITEC) and a steering-committee member of the Boston University Clean Energy and Environmental Sustainability Initiative (CEESI)…Read the rest of this entry>>

ITEC Gains Funding in Support of Student Mentoring

November 19th, 2009

Boston University’s Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (ITEC) today announced the creation of the Kindle Student Mentoring Program at Boston University, which is funded by a $33,000 Course and Program grant from the National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance (NCIIA)…Read the rest of this entry>>

Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship & Commercialization Gains Funding in Support of Early Stage Translational Research

August 5th, 2009

Boston, Massachusetts (August 4, 2009) – Boston University’s Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (ITEC) today announced the creation of the Boston University Clinical Innovation Awards Program (CIAP) supported by a grant from the Johnson & Johnson Corporate Office of Science and Technology (COSAT). This COSAT funding of $150,000 will provide initial support for researchers involved in identifying and solving unmet clinical challenges by developing innovative new medical technologies…Read the rest of this entry>>

Xconomy Profiles BU Kindle Mentor Program for Commercialization of Intellectual Property

June 29th, 2009

Xconomy features an article written by Boston University School of Management’s Vinit Nijhawan, executive-in-residence at the Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (ITEC).  Nijhawan explains the wealth of support for entrepreneurs at Boston University, in particular the new BU Kindle mentoring program…Read the rest of this entry>>

BU/MIT team, Novophage, wins top business plan competition: 2009 Global Moot Corp Competition

May 19th, 2009

The startup Novophage Therapeutics, this year’s winners of the Boston University Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (ITEC), has also taken the top prize at the 2009 Global Moot Corp Competition.  The 2009 Global Moot Corp Competition, held at the University of Austin at Texas, is known as being a top business plan competition and is one of the largest in the world…Read the rest of this entry>>

Boston University recognized for outstanding contribution to advancement of entrepreneurship

November 3rd, 2008

For the second time, Boston University has been recognized by the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) for its exceptional approach to teaching entrepreneurship with an award for “Outstanding Contribution to Advance the Discipline of Entrepreneurship”…Read the rest of this entry>>

BU School of Management & College of Engineering receive grant to teach entrepreneurship to engineering undergraduates

October 2nd, 2008

The Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization (ITEC), based at the School of Management, and in partnership with the College of Engineering, will develop and deliver a new course for engineering juniors on the principles of technology innovation, entrepreneurship, and commercialization. Paul Levine, ITEC instructor at the School of Management, will design and teach the new course this spring and eventually the course will be required of all engineering students…Read the rest of this entry>>

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