Innovation



‘We Can Actually Do This!’

Benjamin Grosse '21 (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Benjamin Grosse ’21 (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Ben Grosse, UConn Freshman and Business Owner, to Advise New Werth Institute

It isn’t easy running a $100,000-a-year, innovative, premium-performance earbud company while balancing the demands of academics and college activities, but freshman Ben Grosse doesn’t shy away from a challenge. Continue Reading



NSF I-Corps: Bringing Together Industry, Academia, and Entrepreneurship

UConn Innovation Portal– UConn alumnus Tim Myles ’14 Ph.D. (ENG) has taken advantage of several NSF I-Corps programs to help commercialize a non-invasive, clinically accurate device that detects and monitors the status of chronic illnesses through analysis of exhaled breath. Hear about his experience with I-Corps, innovation, and entrepreneurship.


Professor Noble to Lead Werth Institute

Professor David Noble has been named the director of the Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at UConn. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)
Professor David Noble has been named the director of the Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at UConn. (Nathan Oldham/UConn School of Business)

Business School Professor Predicts UConn is on Cusp of Powerful Entrepreneurial Growth

David Noble, a professor-in-residence in the management department at the School of Business, has been named the director of the new Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at UConn. Continue Reading


Removing the Immunotherapy Blindfold

UConn Today– Immunotherapies are promising in theory, but often not in practice. In fact according to experts, they actually only work 10 percent of the time in the treatment of cancer – at best. Yet, while immunotherapy drugs may only help a minority of patients, those who do respond often do extremely well. As a result, many scientists are working to tap into the treatment’s benefits for a wider group of patients.

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The ‘Kodak Moment’ That Could Revolutionize Business

UConn Today– On Tuesday, shares in Kodak surged after the company announced plans to launch cryptocurrency called “KodakCoin” to empower photographers and agencies to take greater control in image rights management. Only a few years ago, the 130-year-old company emerged from bankruptcy with a new focus, but its shares had been steadily declining. What does this indicate about cryptocurrency and what does it mean for the long-term financial health of the iconic photography company? David Noble, director of UConn’s Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, has the answers.

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