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Universities and Economic Development News

October 10, 2018

MSU tech park vies for federal research facilities, would mean 600 jobs to Bozeman:

October 10, 2018

For College Towns, Having a World-Famous University Is a Mixed Blessing:

August 15, 2018

University of Arizona breaks commercialization records again with 16 new startups.:

May 18, 2018

The Office of Technology Commercialization promotes and translates innovations at UAH:

November 2, 2017

Innovation And Economic Prosperity At Universities Webinar - 12/14 :

October 2, 2017

HELP the University of Montana Blackstone LaunchPad win $15,000 (and $500 for you!):

September 11, 2017

To support local founders, universities should invest in venture capital:

September 10, 2017

4 ways college entrepreneurship classes fall short:

April 3, 2017

Making the Town-Gown Marriage Work:

January 24, 2017

New site plan offers hope for MSU Innovation Campus:

January 23, 2017

There's an Antidote to America's Long Economic Malaise: College Towns:

December 29, 2015

Universities Race to Nurture Start-Up Founders of the Future:

October 11, 2015

The Optical Technology Center (OpTeC)at Montana State University Wins Talent Development Category From University Economic Development Association membership for Best Practices In University-based Economic Development:

January 25, 2015

Montana Tech poised for growth, already offers $100 million boost:

January 21, 2015

President Obama's visit puts Boise State tech lab in spotlight:

January 12, 2015

Integrating Innovation & Entrepreneurial Educational Programs with Businesses Communities:

December 27, 2014

Utah's colleges providing seed money for student entrepreneurs:

October 27, 2014

6 things we've learned about launching university-origin companies:

September 18, 2014

Museum of the Rockies adds $48 million to local Bozeman, Montana area economy:

September 18, 2014

University to create $250 million venture capital fund:

September 17, 2014

University of Utah entrepreneurship program ranked among best in nation:

July 23, 2014

Pam Haxby-Cote - Regional Director for the Montana Blackstone LaunchPad program:

July 16, 2014

Rural and Urban: Across the False Divide - Land Grant Universities:

July 10, 2014

University sets up technology transfer network:

July 4, 2014

University of Washington launches record 18 start-ups in FY14; UW ranks third in nation for number of companies spinning out of a university:

June 25, 2014

Montana Tech shooting TV ad starring burro to promote it, city:

March 25, 2014

Montana State University Jake Jabs College of Business & Entrepreneurship Enactus Club:

February 13, 2014

Arizona State University Foundation Awarded $1 Million for ASU-Accelerated Companies:

January 17, 2014

University 'ideas factory' looks to turn research into economic growth:

December 4, 2013

Should Universities Help Pay for City Services? :

November 8, 2013

The Innovative and Entrepreneurial University: Higher Education, Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Focus:

November 7, 2013

Network created to expand reach of University's Innovate Indiana initiative:

November 4, 2013

Mississippi Public Universities Serve as Hotbed of Innovation:

October 31, 2013

Are you leveraging your colleges and universities: The engines of regional innovation?:

October 31, 2013

Companies created from federally funded university research fuel american innovation, economic growth :

September 20, 2013

Startups Need to Leverage Their Local Universities:

September 12, 2013

Universities Take Crowdfunding into Their Own Hands:

September 11, 2013

Arizona State University Shares Its Innovative Approach to Entrepreneurship Education :

September 4, 2013

Venture capital fund run jointly by UC Berkeley and Stanford students for students:

August 22, 2013

Universities Turn Focus on Entrepreneurship to Boost Regional Economies:

August 9, 2013

How do University programs foster economic development? Here are 20 great examples:

July 10, 2013

Legislature OKs bill to aid university spin-off ventures:

June 20, 2013

Maryland universities seek to turn research into business:

June 19, 2013

College of Southern Idaho earns praise for attracting businesses - the 'Secret Weapon' for Magic Valley Business Development:

May 21, 2013

University joins others to open economic development office. :

January 26, 2013

U of M to offer free research until technology makes money:

January 13, 2013

S.D. sees innovation as job growth catalyst - Sioux Falls economy primed to tap into research park potential:

December 31, 2012

U of M commits to new venture capital fund:

December 5, 2012

$20M seed fund and $50M national venture fund to be launched by U of M:

December 2, 2012

Innovative University of Florida Program Honored by the Association of University Technology Managers:

December 2, 2012

University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University join with Cowboy Technologies, LLC, and i2E, Inc. to Create Oklahoma Proof of Concept Center:

November 26, 2012

Arizona Furnace, The First Statewide Accelerator Program Based on Technology Transfer Unveils First Ten Startups:

November 26, 2012

Hatching Ideas, and Companies, by the Dozens at M.I.T.:

November 25, 2012

4 Reasons Why College Is The New Business Incubator:

November 24, 2012

Universities hitting tech transfer strides:

October 30, 2012

University Economic Development Association (UEDA) announces 2012 Award of Excellence winners:

October 22, 2012

Dust Off That Science: Marblar Wants To Bring The Crowd To Tech Transfer (And Change The World):

October 21, 2012

Business minds compile research strategies for University:

February 11, 2012

Education is the Bedrock of the U. S. Economy :

February 9, 2012

UConn's Role in Driving Economic Development:

January 27, 2012

U.S. Government, Universities Must Partner to Address Shifts in International Competitiveness:

January 27, 2012

Harvard University Press "How Economics Shapes Science":

December 17, 2011

U of M begins $25M 'breakthrough' startups initiative:

December 4, 2011

Teaching Scientists To Become Entrepreneurs, One Cold Call At A Time:

October 13, 2011

MSU to create State's first university-based economic development center:

October 7, 2011

ASU Launches Rapid Startup School aimed at Postdocs and Grad Students: 'Pracademic' modules aimed at promoting startup activity across disciplines:

September 7, 2011

Entrepreneurial Universities:

August 25, 2011

New York Integrates Universities with Economic Development:

August 24, 2011

Regents expected to establish commercialization fund:

August 14, 2011

U of M tech transfer operation commended for turnaround:

May 3, 2011

Entrepreneurship on Campus:

May 3, 2011

University students help small businesses to succeed:

April 11, 2011

Will One of These Be the Next Google? Student Entrepreneurs Compete at Stanford [Video]:

April 11, 2011

Have idea for a tech startup? State, OSU offer chance to try it out:

February 15, 2011

How universities play a regional role:

January 27, 2011

2011 University Private Equity Summit Attracts Top Entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalists, Private Equity Professionals - Jan. 27-29, 2011 in Salt Lake City and Park City, Utah.:

January 5, 2011

Study: MSU contributes more than 13,500 jobs and $1 billion to state's economy :

December 15, 2010

Montana Colleges Launching Unmanned Aerial System Project:

December 10, 2010

Colleges Are Urged to Play a Greater Role in Regional Development Efforts :

November 26, 2010

City to City: Universities & the Innovation Economy:

September 21, 2010

Podcast - Community Colleges Explore New Paradigms for Workforce Development:

September 13, 2010

‘Satellite’ schools a vital link to local Montana economies:

September 9, 2010

University-fueled venture-capital funds aid school-related startups:

August 18, 2010

State University system attempts to become "the Engine of The State's Economic Revitalization" :

August 17, 2010

University is a serious player in economic development:

August 4, 2010

University of Utah Eccles School of Business Unveils ‘The Foundry,’ Launched to Create Battle-Ready Entrepreneurs:

April 9, 2010

Michigan community college offers money back if grads don't get jobs:

April 5, 2010

Community colleges like new attention, need money :

April 3, 2010

Growth of Unpaid Internships May Be Illegal, Officials Say:

March 24, 2010

Without UM, state would have 10,000 fewer jobs, $1Billion less in economy :

March 19, 2010

New Study Documents Growing Role for Higher Education in Driving Economic Development Efforts in the States:

February 2, 2010

Why it matters who leads research universities:

January 31, 2010

Business the buzz at Brigham Young University Globally astute students set Marriott school apart.:

December 9, 2009

Indiana University unveils $10 million Innovate Indiana Fund for investment in faculty research:

June 30, 2009

A Case Study of the Leadership Model of a Small Rural College in Advancing the Regional and Rural Entrepreneurship in Kansas. U.S.A:

May 13, 2009

University Economic Development Association (UEDA) 2009 Summit, 10/11-13, San Antonio, Texas :

May 12, 2009

University Economic Development Association (UEDA) focuses on the nexus between higher education institutions and economic development partners.:

February 4, 2009

Utah's Student - Run University Venture Fund Invests In Widget Firm:

November 9, 2007

MSU College of Engineering Programs Prominent at University Economic Development Association (UEDA) Summit. :

October 23, 2007

Sounding the alarm: Universities must be catalysts for growth:

October 12, 2007

2 top UM business alumni set fund. Under Armour founder, ex-CEO of HP donate $175,000 for startups:

June 28, 2007

Economic innovation focus of new University President:

June 14, 2007

'How Innovation Drives Our Economy' University leads the discussion:

June 14, 2007

How Much U.S. Technological Innovation Begins in Universities?:

June 12, 2007

Is the U.S. winning back its competitive edge through its universities?:

February 22, 2007

Can higher education foster economic growth?—A conference summary:

December 16, 2006

University group aims to retain grads. Area businesses asked to hire local graduates:

November 30, 2006

3 colleges team up to spark economy:

November 15, 2006

Audit: Montana University system lacking in tracking of federal earmarks. Administrators defended money spent on lobbying activities:

November 14, 2006

A New Social Compact: How University Engagement Can Fuel Innovation. A Case Study of North Dakota:

November 1, 2006

University of Montana's top priority is students, not community:

October 30, 2006

A new dean at Yale's management school reinvents the curriculum to fit modern realities:

October 2, 2006

Lobbying pays off for Montana universities. UM, MSU rake in nearly $200 million in federal earmarks:

September 22, 2006

Studies show University research is an economic boon:

July 24, 2006

University of Arizona says Prop. 301 a boon to research, creativity:

July 12, 2006

$2MM for UM economic development program to assist developing countries in Central Asia clears Senate panel:

July 9, 2006

How profits, research mix at Stanford:

June 20, 2006

University Venture Fund at the University of Utah gets final closing on $18 million:

June 18, 2006

Survey: Colleges don't train students for business world:

June 11, 2006

Study Looks at Research Universities as Drivers for Economic Development:

May 23, 2006

New Study Says University Contributions to U.S. Innovation Under Estimated:

April 18, 2006

Tools and Insights for Universities Called to Regional Stewardship:

February 19, 2006

Ideas go from University labs to market - no bull. State univerisities team up to showcase economic development:

February 6, 2006

Universities developing a higher profile in economic development:

January 17, 2006

University of Montana President, George Dennison Attends D. C. Summit on International Education:

January 13, 2006

Report touts Montana Tech’s clout. Outside study shows school’s profound impact on economy:

September 26, 2005

Universities play vital role in cities:

August 4, 2005

Communities are counting on their local universities to create good-paying jobs that will keep kids from leaving town after graduation. But is that realistic?:

August 3, 2005

Students Contribute Billions In Service To Communities - UM-based Montana Campus Compact:

July 29, 2005

Strong Cities and the New Leadership Role for Urban Universities:

July 24, 2005

College: Good time to try out a business - The Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization :

July 11, 2005

IU boosts Bloomington for research - Regional campuses focus on educational and economic needs:

July 5, 2005

Colorado University launches business center - Students, local companies to work together:

April 8, 2005

University of Washington teacher, James Jiambalvo named dean of business:

April 1, 2005

University of Wisconsin Business News Wire - Excellent example of economic development success:

February 16, 2005

Now It's Time To Get Your Hands Dirty - Wildcatter Jeff Sandefer has created a radically different M.B.A. program. To pass, you have to complete real-life assignments.:

January 3, 2005

Taking Care of e-Business - How the e-Business Consortium at UW-Madison gives companies a competitive advantage.:

December 24, 2004

Year 2 Rural Community College Initiative (RCCI) Report.:

December 24, 2004

Dream a Little Dream For Your State's Economy -- It Might Come True:

December 23, 2004

New Creative Economy Incubator Launched at Enterprise Center at Salem State - Half of all businesses in North Shore incubator and growth center now belong to Creative Economy:

December 22, 2004

Northern Kentucky University has a plan to spur state economy:

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