The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is a finalist for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Team of the Year in the Triple E Awards, which focus on university programs that involve and benefit students and the local community.
Dr. Sungwoo Yang, assistant professor in the Department of Civil and Chemical Engineering, won the second annual Fly for Researchers Pitch Competition. By winning, he will receive $20,000 to apply to research on what he calls Aerogel 2.0—“the next generation of aerogel.”
Faculty will pitch their research ideas to judges from the business world.
The path to commercialization isn’t easy or simple.
FLY for Researchers Pitch Competition hopes to lead to licensing and commercializing research at UTC.