Awards of Excellence 2013 Finalists

Congratulations to the 2013 UEDA Awards of Excellence Finalists who will present their project for attendee voting at the 2013 Annual Summit in Pittsburgh! We received a record number of applications across all categories this year and have invited four finalists from each category to present at the conference. Annual Summit attendees will listen and vote on the category winners. These projects, both finalists and winners, represent the top university-based economic development initiatives in the country.

Community Connected Campus

SkySong – ASU Scottsdale Innovation Center
submitted by Arizona State University

The eFactory: Growing the Local Economy from Idea to Job Creation
submitted by Missouri State University

Collaborative Formation and Development of the Bioscience & Technology Business Center
submitted by University of Kansas / KU Center for Technology Commercialization

Incubation and Outreach Program    [ CATEGORY WINNER ]
submitted by University of Wyoming / Wyoming Technology Business Center

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Research Commercialization Program
submitted by Innovation Works

Innovation Café©
submitted by Penn State College of Medicine

Dream Big Grow Here    [ CATEGORY WINNER ]
submitted by University of Northern Iowa / Regional Business Center Entrepreneurship Outreach

Entrepreneurial Fellows Center
submitted by University of Pittsburgh / Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence

Leadership and Collaboration

Research, Engagement, and Capabilities Hub of North Carolina (REACH)    [ CATEGORY WINNER ]
submitted by NC State University & UNC Chapel Hill

Economic Development Leadership Council (EDLC)
submitted by University of Georgia

e2e (Entrepreneur to Entrepreneur)
submitted by University of Wyoming / Wyoming Technology Business Center

Virginia’s University Based Economic Development Officers
submitted by Virginia Tech Office of Economic Development

Research and Analysis

Manufacturing and Logistics Report
submitted by Ball State University Center for Business and Economic Research

Primacy of Place™ Initiative
submitted by Building Better Communities at Ball State University

The Value-Chain of Colorado Agriculture
submitted by Colorado State University’s Office of Community & Economic Development

The Iowa Business Concierge    [ CATEGORY WINNER ]
submitted by University of Northern Iowa Regional Business Center Entrepreneurship Outreach

Talent Development

Lehigh’s Master of Engineering in Technical Entrepreneurship (MTE)    [ CATEGORY WINNER ]
submitted by Lehigh University

Operation Reentry North Carolina: Tools for Advanced Manufacturing for Veterans
submitted by East Carolina University

UMD Teen Enterprise
submitted by University of Minnesota – Duluth, Center for Economic Development

Beta Alpha Psi Mentor Program    [ JUDGES’ AWARD WINNER ]
submitted by Washington State University

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University Economic Development Association
PO Box 97930
Pittsburgh, PA 15227

216.200.UEDA (8332)