Goals

The overarching goal is to enhance the entrepreneurial culture of SU’s faculty, grad researchers and staff members, helping them to commercialize SU’s intellectual property through the creation of dedicated and profitable spinout companies whenever appropriate.

Expected Institutional Benefits:

  • Enhance SU reputation as a research institution
  • Win more research grants that seek economic impac
  • Increase re-investible royalty and equity income for SU research
  • Attract students with entrepreneurial interests & create job opportunities
  • Augment academic coursework in sciences, engineering and entrepreneurship
  • Enlarge research publication opportunities and Fund visibility
  • Stir the entrepreneurial interests of existing and new faculty and staff
  • Attract more corporate sponsors, more licenses and spinout partnerships
  • Boost local and regional economic development