Midwest Engineering Entrepreneurship Network

2015 M.E.E.N. was held on Wednesday, 7/22 and Thursday, 7/23/2015

Midwest Engineering Entrepreneurship Network

The Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship at Purdue University, the Technology Entrepreneur Center (TEC) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the Center for Entrepreneurship (CFE) at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor held the fifth 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: 2016 dates and location will be announced soon.

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 the 2015 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.

    Please contact Stephanie Larson if you are interested in hosting the 2016 MEEN conference at your institution.

    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.