Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies
  Invention to Venture is developed by the University of Vermont and Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies (VCET) in partnership with the National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance.  The next event will be held April, 2008.  
Invention to Venture is:
A national series of day-long workshops focused on technology commercialization and entrepreneurship for students and faculty.
Intended as the premier technology entrepreneurship event at upwards of 30 university locations annually.
A program of the National Collegiate Inventors & Innovators Alliance (NCIIA), a grant-making organization for entrepreneurship faculty and students engaged in entrepreneurship and invention.
Being developed with support from the Lemelson and Kauffmann Foundations.
    Invention to Venture Vermont sponsorship:  
Will provide visibility at the Invention to Venture Vermont workshop at the Sheraton Burlington on April 16, 2020 and access to private sector and university decision makers, alumni, entrepreneurs, investors.  Sponsorship at the Gold level of $2,500 ensures the highest level of visibility.
    Invention to Venture provides sponsors a way to efficiently target key regional educational institutions and their affiliated students, faculty, and alumni.  
    Invention to Venture workshops ...  
Are designed for sophisticated, technology-oriented undergrad and graduate students and interested faculty and alumni looking to develop technology-based products and businesses.
Serve as a guide to tech business plan development and a vehicle for tech entrepreneurs to identify resources to start their ventures.
Complement the extensive grant program that the NCIIA already provides for student inventors and faculty developing courses in innovation and entrepreneurship.
Provide an opportunity for regional and national business to engage with technology entrepreneurs at top colleges and universities.
    Speakers at Invention to Venture are drawn from the academic and business communities and include experts with national stature as well as regional leaders and entrepreneurs.  
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