UW ENVIRONMENTAL INNOVATION PRACTICUM (2 credits)
ENTRE 490/579, ENGR 498, ENVIR 450
Fall Quarter, Tuesdays 4 – 6:00 pm
Classroom Johnson Hall 175
Instructor: Emer Dooley (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Innovations in Clean Tech
The Environmental Innovation Practicum is designed for undergraduate and graduate students who want to focus on developing innovative solutions to real-world environmental problems.
The seminar will consist of a series of industry experts who will speak on a specific clean-tech topic each week and a selection of required readings. You will work in teams to present a proposed clean-tech solution to an environmental problem. The final deliverable for the class is a 5-10 minute presentation. Syllabus click here.
Course topics will include:
- Environmental challenges and opportunities linked to clean-tech.
- How to translate an idea into an actual device/product/company (including intellectual property protection)
- Market assessment (who would be the customer for this product or service?)
- Local/national venture capital and angel firms now focused on clean-tech endeavors, and other opportunities/resources at UW
UW Environmental Innovation Challenge – March 31, 2011
Feel free to contact me for more information.
Pam Tufts, Assistant Director
Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-3200