Are you a graduate student interested in entrepreneurship?
Have you ever wanted to learn more about technology transfer at universities?
Do you want to establish connections with industry partners?
If so, then please join us for lunch on October 6th from 12-1 in Room 201 Erma Byrd, Health Sciences, for the inaugural meeting of the “the WVU TEC” (Technology and Entrepreneurship Club).
The WVU TEC is a group dedicated to helping graduate students learn about entrepreneurship, technology transfer in an academic setting, and alternative approaches to traditional academic funding. Along with monthly discussion and informational meetings, the group intends to help initiate several programs including industry externship experiences, assistance programs for developing entrepreneurs, and collaborative work groups for research and business development. We are looking for graduate students who are interested in technology transfer, entrepreneurship, and working with others to improve business and research collaborations.
During the inaugural meeting we will discuss
– How West Virginia University can help graduate students pursue opportunities in entrepreneurship and industry collaborations
– Monthly meeting content
– Guest speakers
– Externships and other experiences that would be applicable to the goals of this group