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Posts Tagged ‘Entrepreneurship’

UA Student Entrepreneurs to Pitch Platinum Alternative

A University of Alabama business start-up team, composed of students focusing on a less costly replacement for the precious metal platinum, will compete against other entrepreneurs in the first round of the 2015 Alabama Launchpad Competition Jan. 23.

UA StartUp Finishes Second at International Innovation Conference

A University of Alabama-based startup company that specializes in biodegradable medical implants recently placed second at the International Innovation in Materials Science Competition in Boston, Mass.

UA Students at U.N. to Support Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

Two STEM Path To The MBA students are at the United Nations in New York City today representing The University of Alabama, the Culverhouse College of Commerce and the College of Engineering at the inaugural Women’s Entrepreneurship Day.

UA Student to Attend U.N. Climate Change Talks in Peru

The American Chemical Society selected eight students nationwide, including a University of Alabama senior, as representatives to attend the upcoming United Nations climate-change conference in Lima, Peru.

UA, College of Commerce Host Event for Budding Entrepreneurs

The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Commerce STEM Path to the MBA Program is hosting a hands-on entrepreneurship workshop, Startup Weekend, to help jumpstart business ideas.

UA Start-Up Brings Health Device Concept to Friday’s Launchpad Competition

A University of Alabama start-up company developing a low-cost device for checking both muscle health and nerve cells will compete Friday in a business competition.

Shrimp, 30,000 Volts Help UA Start-up Land $1.5 Million for Uranium Extraction

The U.S. Department of Energy selected a University of Alabama start-up company for an approximate $1.5 million award to refine an alternative material to potentially extract uranium from the ocean.

UA Start-Up Company Ready to Serve Construction Industry

A company supported by The University of Alabama will open for business June 6, the culmination of years of hard work by a recent engineering graduate.

From Crowdsourcing to Marketing with Social Media, UA’s Innovation Day Offers Insight 

Business owners, managers, entrepreneurs and others looking for tips on crowdsourcing and using social media for marketing are invited to attend The University of Alabama’s Innovation Day, Wednesday, April 16, in the Bryant Conference Center on UA’s campus.

Entrepreneurs Compete for UA Funding April 11

There may not be any business sharks, or other types, circling within Palmer Lake, but when some 30 University of Alabama innovators pitch their technologies, inventions and ideas to potential investors in UA’s nearby AIME building, real money will be at stake.