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Friday Feature: Chris Krumm and the Office of Innovation and Commercialization

“I really fell in love with school, and that's sort of how I got where I am,” says Chris Krumm, Interim Manager of the Office of Innovation and Commercialization, of his meandering track through higher education. After time at Coastal Carolina University, in the army's 82nd Airborne Division, and at Stockton University for education in physical therapy and psychology, he came to UNCW as a student in the Master's of Education Higher Education program.

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Pakistani Scholars and International CONNECTions

All kinds of people from all over end up at the annual Cucalorus Film Festival and its technology/business pre-conference, CONNECT, but on Thursday, November 10th, an entirely unique set of visitors filed out of a showing of the documentary Generation Startup at the CFCC Union Station.

It wasn't just the first time they were in Wilmington—it was the first time they had ever visited the United States.


Science students at UNCW help the world with a hackathon


Students at UNCW came together Sunday for "hackathon," an event where they used modern day technology to help find solutions to problems. 


IGNITE Program

Student entrepreneurs, apply here for the chance to win funding, free office space at the CIE, mentoring, and more for your entrepreneurial idea! 


CIE Workshop Series: Licensing Technology for Entrepreneurs

12:00 - 3:00 PM

Learn about why you should choose to license, technology scouting and how to search for technologies, the business model for licensing and scalable growth (& getting funding), negotiating the license deal, the different types of licenses, normal royalties, milestones, payments, expectations, rights to audit, etc., and things to watch out for.

Email us at cie@uncw.edu to register! $15 for nonmembers, free for members.