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One on one with Dean Lynden Archer, chemical engineer and entrepreneur

(This interview originally appeared in the Chemical and Engineering News on feb. 22, 2021) Postdoc Simone Douglas-Green talks to this chemical engineer and entrepreneur about the serendipity of opportunity By Simone A. Douglas-Green, Special To C&EN FEBRUARY 22,...

Cornell Commercialization fellows help bring innovation to market

(This story was written by Casey Verderosa and appeared originally in the Cornell Chronicle on Feb. 18, 2021) After completing high school in Côte d’Ivoire, the West African nation where he grew up, Yehou Michel Davy Gnopo, M.S. ’18, Ph.D. ’20, took a gap period to...

Praxis Center and engineering startups grow together

(This story appeared originally in the Cornell Chronicle on Feb. 12, 2021. It was written by David Nutt.) Nearly two years after launching, the Praxis Center for Venture Development is reconfiguring its structure to reflect the growth of engineering startups at...

Entrepreneur-in-Residence Workshop: Growing a Team

As startups gain customers and identify new customer markets, they need to grow their internal teams to keep pace. They also face new challenges: Founders start manage people that are managing others, HR policies are forced to mature, and the company culture evolves...

Prototyping Hardware Accelerator Information Session–Feb. 4

The Prototyping Hardware Accelerator, offered by Rev: Ithaca Startup Works Hardware Accelerator, in partnership with Cornell Engineering, is a deep dive into exploring hardware entrepreneurship through an intensive 11-week summer program. The program is free and open...

Cornell startup awarded $600,000 to improve food safety

By Sara Baier Halomine, a Cornell-based startup developing cutting-edge technologies for the sanitation of food processing equipment, has been awarded $600,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA), under...

Cornell Entrepreneurship Summit to be Online next week—and FREE!

This year’s virtual event will be FREE! We’ve transitioned our 2020 Eclectic Convergence conference to 100% online and have waived the ticket prices. When you register, you will see an option to give to Entrepreneurship at Cornell. We would greatly...

NY Product Conference–Thursday, October 29

The virtual format of this year’s conference enables us to bring product executives from across the country to you in the comfort of your home. The schedule includes 5 keynotes, 3 lightning talks, a fireside chat; several networking breaks provide hours of opportunity...

Cornell startup Combplex wins $500K in 76West competition

The latest achievement by a Cornellian-led startup dedicated to protecting honeybees – a $500,000 runner-up prize at the fifth annual 76West Clean Energy Competition – is creating quite the buzz in New York’s Southern Tier. Combplex, founded by doctoral students...

New App debuts for use in the Zoom era

This semester is the beginning of an unprecedented period. For the first time, we’re expected to struggle through the rigorous Cornell CIS curriculum while cut off from the support we all gained from each others’ presence. In addition, we were tossed into a completely...