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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

07.02

SPE Advanced Technology Conference And Exhibition (ATCE)

SPE Advanced Technology Conference and Exhibition(ATCE) Energy Startup Competition - Apply by July 2 - Rice Allianceis co-hosting the Energy Startup Competition at ATCE on September 13. | Apply by July 2.

07.02

Virtual Rice Alliance Energy Venture Day

Virtual Rice Alliance Energy Venture Day at theOffshore Technology Conference (OTC) - Apply by July 2 - 14 ventureswill pitch virtually to our network of investors and OTC attendees on August16. | Apply by July 2.

07.07

One Million Cups

1MC is a gateway for entrepreneurs. Meet local entrepreneurs and grow businesses at the Innovation Hub. 1MC is free and open to the public. Come and have a cup of coffee on us while you network with local entrepreneurs.

07.16

19th Annual Rice Alliance Energy Tech Venture Forum (ETVF)

19th Annual Rice Alliance Energy Tech Venture Forum(ETVF)  - Apply by Friday, July 16 - Energyventures will pitch to 600+ attendees inperson at the premier energy tech venture capitalconference to connect energy innovators, investors, corporations and the energyecosystem on September 16. | Apply by July 16.

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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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