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Universities and Economic Development

University Economic Development Association membership selects 2018 leading best practices in university-based economic development

Finalists in Awards of Excellence Program Exemplify the Top Higher Education-Led Initiatives in Regional Economic Transformation

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A Great Example of A Professor’s Involvement With A Startup Community

I decided to reblog it because I think it does a great job of highlighting some of the specific things that a professor like BradB can do to impact the startup community from a role in a university.

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University develops plan to spur state economic innovation

Initiative outlines plan to encourage economic growth, entrepreneurship, industry engagement

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

The Montana State University Innovation Campus hopes to sell the Trump administration on Bozeman as a base for the nation’s Economic Research Service and the National Institute for Food and Agriculture.

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

The university has reshaped a city where the Ivy League campus once felt like a world of its own, separate from the factory town where thousands of workers assembled bolt-action rifles.

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

The 16 startups — new companies based on intellectual property generated from UA research — that formed this past year to bring UA inventions to the public include:

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The Office of Technology Commercialization promotes and translates innovations at UAH

"I think we provide a service that is becoming more important to research-intensive academic institutions such as UAH."

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Innovation And Economic Prosperity At Universities Webinar – 12/14

IEP Open is a new partnership between APLU and UEDA that will enable UEDA member campuses who are not members of APLU to participate in the IEP Universities Program.

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

The Blackstone LaunchPad has the chance to win $15,000 by generating the most signups for our entrepreneur collaboration community on Ideator. Just follow these steps:

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To support local founders, universities should invest in venture capital

Instead of the 4 percent to 5 percent that most institutional investors allot to these sorts of assets, the Yale Model calls for allotments of 25 percent to 30 percent to that class of investment — a significantly higher percentage that has resulted in significantly outsize returns for the school.

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