About Technology Entreprenuership
What is Entrepreneurship?
If you’re drawn to building new things, designing new products, founding new businesses or starting new initiatives, UVA Engineering’s entrepreneurship programs are built for you. Our undergraduate entrepreneurship programs help you develop the skill set you need for all types of creative endeavors, whether you want to strike out on your own or innovate from within.
Entrepreneurship and Research for Undergraduates
Entrepreneurship and research are both creative endeavors. They involve invention and innovation. Whether you want to start a new company, build a new team or launch a new research endeavor, you need the same set of skills. If you enjoy working in a research environment, our undergraduate entrepreneurship programs may be a good fit.
Supporting Faculty Entrepreneurship
Faculty interested in discussing opportunities should contact Doug Garland to explore networking opportunities, connect with Licensing and Ventures group, get aiding in identifying seed funding, and get help exploring available resources. The entrepreneurship program helps faculty with the processes and support needed to make their ideas a reality.
""UVA engineers have fantastic ideas they are ready to spin out into companies, which can really contribute to economic development and opportunities for our graduates. We want to make sure we have the knowledge, processes, policies and support to help them make those ventures a reality.”"Jennifer L. West, Dean, University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science