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Charlotte Venture Challenge

   May 1, 2018

The 2018 Charlotte Venture Challenge will focus on Ventureprise Launch participants and showcase these innovation based ventures from the Charlotte community and UNC Charlotte researchers and students. The event will feature a keynote by NC IDEA FOUNDATION President & CEO Thom Ruhe, followed by a panel of local startups that have...

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Shark Tank Seeks UNC Charlotte Entrepreneurs

   May 2, 2017
A casting team from the television show “Shark Tank” was on campus at UNC Charlotte on Friday, April 28, to meet with UNC Charlotte faculty, staff, students and alumni entrepreneurs. The event was hosted by Ventureprise, the nonprofit venture development...

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Research and Economic Development Customer Survey

   April 6, 2017
As part of our ongoing efforts to improve customer service, the Office of Research & Economic Development is conducting a brief survey. We ask that you please take a moment to complete the survey so we may improve the services available to our...

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Economics Professor Creates Partnership Between Students, Businesses

   March 30, 2017
In the current semester, Metzgar invited business owners from the University’s Ventureprise group, which is based in the PORTAL Building. He focused on five businesses in need of assistance. Students work in groups and choose which businesses they want...

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Bank of America commits money to UNC Charlotte effort for research

   March 10, 2017
Bank of America is committing $1.5 million to the Exponential Campaign in support of research at UNC Charlotte in the Data Science Initiative.  Read more about this here.   Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/...

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N.C. SCIENCE FESTIVAL EVENTS AT UNC CHARLOTTE TO FEATURE EXPANDED KID SCIENCE WORKSHOPS AND A ‘BIG’ EXPO

   March 9, 2017
The NC Science Festival events at UNC Charlotte are going to feature expanded kid science workshops and a 'BIG' expo. Read more about this at Inside UNC Charlotte.  

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PORTAL’s Atom Power secures funding from Siemens

   February 16, 2017
PORTAL's Atom Power receives an equity investment from Siemens. Read more about it here.

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APLU declares UNC Charlotte an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University

   January 19, 2017
UNCC Charlotte was declared an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University by the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). Read more about this here.  

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Charlotte Research Institute and University City Partners sponsor "Envisioning the Future for University City"

   December 15, 2016
Charlotte Research Institute and University City Partners sponsored an event to share the vision for the future of University City. Read more about the event here...

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Thanks to University City Partners for the "shout-out!"

   September 30, 2016
Thanks to University City Partners for the "shout-out" in today's Charlotte Business Journal!

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