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what we do
By coupling UConn’s world-class research resources, facilities, and business support services to a network of experienced investors and entrepreneurs, we help launch startups ready to transform their respective markets.
Since 2003 TIP companies have raised more than $260 million in equity and debt, $70 million in grant funding, and have approximately $60 million in revenue.
The advantages of working with us are numerous.
NEW: check out our Startup Guidebook at: http://bit.ly/TIPguide it has tips and links for entrepreneurs.
companies we’re currently working with
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open positions at tip companies
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Want us to help take your new startup to the next level? Think your startup is worthy?
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August 3, 2018 – Inside Tip Podcast, New Release of Episode 5:
Inside Mobile Sense Technologies (:14)
April 1, 2018 – Inside Tip Podcast, New Release of Episode 4:
Inside Torigen Pharmaceuticals (:21)
Sept. 26, 2017 – Inside Tip Podcast, New Release of Episode 3:
“Inside Frequency Therapeutics. ” (:16)
Sept. 19, 2017 – Inside TIP Podcast, Episode 2
“Inside Shoreline Biome” (:19)
Sept. 12, 2017 – Inside Tip Podcast, New Release of Episode 1:
“Inside LambdaVision, Inc. ” (:22)
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Over 30,000 square feet of state-of-the-art lab and office space across the UConn Storrs and Farmington campuses.
student fellows, interns, and graduates
The UConn-TIP Fellowship Program pairs UConn students with University startup companies for mentored summer research fellowships in Business or STEM areas.
The Partnership for Innovation and Education (PIE) pairs students from partnering Connecticut universities and programs with mentors at UConn Health for summer research fellowships in bioscience/STEM
Both fellowship programs include seminars, workshops and events on technology innovation
Providing connections to interns, fellows, and trained graduates
Stay current with the latest TIP news and events.
Pamir Aplay, PhD
Executive Director of UConn Tech Park
Associate Dean for Research and Industrial Partnerships
UConn School of Engineering
John Bartolone, Ph.D.
Director of Open Innovation Global Skin & Hair Care
Regional Network President
Matthew D. Cohen
Research & Development
Colleen Feriod Cuffaro, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President
Innovation and Technology (Ret.)
Timothy B. Folta, Ph.D.
Professor, Faculty Director, CCEI
James (Jim) Fritz
Innovation Business Development
Susan Froshauer, Ph.D.
Biotech Leader & Entrepreneur
Victor Hesselbrock, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean for Research
Senior Vice President
Manager Emerging Growth Banking Group; Sponsor and Specialty Finance, Webster Bank
Co-Founder & Managing Director
James T. LaFrance
CEO & President
LaFrance Consulting, Biotechnology Advisor and Investor
Charles Lee, Ph.D., FACMG
Scientific Director & Professor
The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine
Elm Street Ventures
Entrepreneur in Residence
School of Nursing, UConn;
Angel Investor, Golden Seeds
Gerald A. Michaud
President & Director
Horizon Technology Finance
Juan Salazar, MD, MPH
Chair, Pediatrics, School of Medicine, UConn Health, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
CEO and Co-Founder
Paul F. Thompson
Chief Strategy Officer
Health & Life Sciences
(Hewlett Packard Enterprise)
Shawn P. Williams, Ph.D.
Vice President, Research & Development
Executive Vice President
& Chief Investment Officer
Connecticut Innovations, Inc.
Access to specialized equipment from over 90 research core facilities at internal UConn faculty rates.