University hosts first women’s summit

University hosts first women’s summit

The first annual Women’s Summit held at UTD took place in the Davidson-Gundy Alumni Center earlier this month. The Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship held the event on Oct. 15. Female entrepreneurs were invited to share their stories of success. The Women’s Summit was also used as a launchpad for...

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Entrepreneurial lab opens for student use

Entrepreneurial lab opens for student use

Any UTD student with entrepreneurial ideas will have the opportunity to turn them into companies using the free resources of the Blackstone LaunchPad, which is scheduled to open at the end of April. UTD has been working to create a physical workspace for an entrepreneurial program since last summer when...

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UTD startup impresses at conference

UTD startup impresses at conference

Correction: In a previous version of this story, the Office of Technology Commercialization was attributed incorrectly. The Mercury regrets this error. UTD’s startup scene got another boost this winter when BackStop Neural, a campus-based bioelectronics company, presented at the 2016 Materials Research Society conference in Boston. Backstop creates spinal cord...

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