The Technological Leadership Institute at the University of Minnesota, Technology Entrepreneur Center (TEC) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and CFE at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor will hold the 6th Annual Midwest Engineering Entrepreneurship Network (M.E.E.N.).

What: In 2011, TEC and CFE recognized the value in establishing an organization that would provide a forum for sharing best practices and methods for overcoming challenges unique to Midwest engineering entrepreneurship centers.

When: The 2016 MEEN Conference will be held July 20-21 at the University of Minnesota.

Why you should attend MEEN:

  • Learn about MidWest opportunities for I-Corps and Lean LaunchPad
  • Find how other universities are breaking down the educational siloes
  • Present a best practice in Engineering Entrepreneurship from your organization
  • Describe a challenge you are having that the MEEN network may be able to help with

We look forward to sharing and exploring new ideas and tackling the common problems we all face.

  • View the agenda from last year's MEEN conference.
  • There is no registration fee to attend this event, but participants are responsible for providing their own transportation and accommodations. *This conference is open to University administration, faculty and staff.

    Past participants include: Penn State, Wayne State, Illinois Institute of Technology, Michigan Technological University, Northwestern University, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Akron, University of Iowa, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota and others.

    Hotel: Commons Hotel ($146/night) Reservations will be made via individual call-in until June 19th. Call 800-822-6757 (MPLS) or 612-379-8888 and ask for the Midwest Engineering Entrepreneurship Conference or click on this link to make an online reservation.

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