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Innovation Hub

The Hub is a place to nurture smart ideas and entrepreneurs to create a social or commercial value resulting in impact. The Hub assists in the formation of technology startup companies critically relevant to today's local and regional economy. Startups create 80%+ of net new jobs, new industries and new solutions.

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$34600000

Startup Investment

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 Entrepreneurs & Innovators Supported

46451

Students, faculty, and community that call the Innovation Hub home, attending over 300 events per year.

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Startup Teams and Companies Formed

107

This metric represents the cumulative NSF I-Corps teams and startup companies formed by the Hub. 

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Mentors Give Back

19066

A community paying it forward, this number represents the cumulative hours supporting our innovation and entrepreneur ecosystem. The cornerstone of our Ideation, Commercialization, and Acceleration programming is the iTTU Mentors.

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Events

05.19

Sustainable Design Faculty Grants Deadline

Sustainable Design Faculty Grants cycle is now open! VentureWell awards up to $30,000 

https://venturewell.org/faculty-grants/?utm_source=weeklynewsletterapril9&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=facultygrants

Key Dates

  • May 19, 2021 – submission deadline
  • July 2021 – final decisions and notifications
  • August 2021- funds disbursed and grant start date
  • Fall 2021 – Green Launchpad Educators Workshop (GLP; more details below). Please note: due to COVID, the GLP workshop is planned to be offered fully online at a cost of $2,000 per faculty member; a teaching team of two faculty members are required to attend the GLP workshop. Date TBA.
  • January 2022 – As a follow-on to the GLP workshop, a Sustainable Design Community of Practice will be launched (SD CoP; more detail below); details TBA.

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$100,000 Awarded to High-Performing Texas Tech Startups

Innovation Hub at Research Park announces the Texas Tech Innovation Ecosystem Commercialization Roadmap

Texas Tech Innovation Hub Hires New Commercialization Program Director

The Innovation Hub at Research Park Announces the Texas Tech Innovation Ecosystem Commercialization Roadmap

$3,500 Awarded to Top Start-ups in Red Raider Idea Competition

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