We were very excited to announce that Lauren McKown won the 2019-2020 Paul L. Pfeiffer Student Startup Scholarship and Dr. ing. Edgar E. Kooijman, Director of the Biotechnology Program and Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, received the Paul L. Pfeiffer Faculty Mentor Award for his work with the winning Mission:Life team.
Entrepreneurship Immersion Week (EIW) is an intensive one-week (ish) immersion experience for undergraduates from all disciplines to immerse themselves in the skills needed to help them develop new business concepts and apply these skills in a team-based business concept competition. July 28-August 1, 2019, at Kent State University
A panel discussion about innovation at Kent State.
Join KSU innovators from different fields and backgrounds for a conversation about what innovation looks like and means at Kent State. The recording of the discussion will air on Thursday, May 2nd, as the final episode of the KENT-repreneur podcast.
Multiple departments come together to support global innovation
While many students use their weekends to work or catch up on sleep or homework, a dozen Kent State students spent the weekend of February 15-17 participating in a global “virtual hackathon” called Invent for the Planet (IFTP).
The Commons Program is an entrepreneurship and innovation accelerator program designed to attract, develop, and retain the most talented and motivated minds by blending corporate innovation and student start-up ventures along with mentoring professionals to give students a truly unique, real-world experience.
May 20 & 22 This event promotes cooperation among small businesses and MBEs to engage with corporations for the purpose of growth and development. Attendees will be able to capitalize on numerous benefits from attending this event including workshops, the business-to-business tradeshow, and networking.
Join us for a day focused on helping your small business access the resources, support and opportunities you need to grow. Hosted by the Business Growth Collaborative—a network of 11 entrepreneurial support organizations in Northeast Ohio—the day is structured to allow business owners and their teams gain access to the specific tools that best match their unique needs at no cost to the small business.