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WE EDUCATE, INSpire, and enable others to make an impact on their lives, the regional economy, and society. 

See below to see our offerings for faculty, staff, and students with innovative research, inventions or ideas, even early-stage small business owners.

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The Innovation Institute offers a variety of assistance.

For faculty and students with innovative research, inventions or ideas, we offer the following types of assistance and much more. 

  • Educational programming
  • Business and startup mentoring
  • Patent assistance
  • Gap funding
  • Innovation competitions
  • Identifying licensing partners
  • Developing commercialization plans
  • Networking opportunities

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" It’s a good feeling to know there is a whole group of people dedicated not only their own success, but helping others to succeed.
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Matt Kesinger, Forest Devices