Green Technology Entrepreneurship Academy, July 7 – 11, 2008

Technology Entrepreneurship Academy
July 7 – 11, 2008
Incline Village, Nevada


The Green Technology Entrepreneurship Academy (GTEA)
provides science and engineering research faculty, post-docs and doctoral
students with the necessary knowledge and skills to move environmentally
sustainable and green technology research out of the laboratory and into
practice. Participants leave with the knowledge and skills needed to
recognize, develop, and communicate potential commercial and knowledge
distribution opportunities arising from their research and how to tap the
social networks linking them to the entrepreneurial community.


and Location


The one-week academy will be held in the July 7 –
11, 2008
at the Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences (TCES) located at
Sierra Nevada College in Incline Village, Nevada. Room/board and tuition
costs are covered by our major sponsors.


due May 2, 2008



The Academy is a five-day intensive program integrating
lecture, exercises, and team projects. Students work within
inter-disciplinary teams to identify, design, and validate new business
opportunities from their own research, under the guidance of faculty,
technology transfer staff, and experienced entrepreneurs and investors from
environmental science and technology-based ventures. Participating partners
(partial list) include:

  • American River
  • CalCEF Clean
    Energy Angel Fund
  • DFJ Frontier
  • Mohr Davidow
  • Morrison |
  • Nth Power
  • National
  • Physic
  • Sempra
  • Sierra Angels

For more information, visit the Green
Technology Entrepreneurship Academy


and Application Deadline

Applications due May 2, 2008

Room/board and tuition are covered by our major
sponsors, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the Superfund Basic
Training Program
Travel to and from the conference and incidentals are responsibility of


Apply today

The UC Davis Center for Entrepreneurship's ongoing
objective is to serve as the nexus for entrepreneurship education and research
– and as a springboard for entrepreneurial initiatives on the UC Davis
campus. To accomplish this, we bring science, engineering and business
students and faculty together with experienced entrepreneurs, investors and
corporate leaders in an environment that blends effective theory with
hands-on participation and solution-driven innovation. The Center for
is a Center of Excellence at the UC Davis Graduate School
of Management.

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