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EILC National Workshop

Engineering Innovation Leadership Council

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The first EILC National Workshop was held on February 26-27, 2020 in Washington, DC. We thank everyone who attended! (Check back for details about our next workshop in 2021.)
The first EILC National Workshop was held on February 26-27, 2020 in Washington, DC. We thank everyone who attended! 
Attendees: College of Engineering Associate Deans/Vice Deans of Research, Associate Deans/Vice Deans of Innovation and/or Entrepreneurship, and University Innovation and/or Entrepreneurship Center Directors from universities across the nation. Representatives from NSF, NIST, DOE, USPTO, and VentureWell also attended.
Attendees: College of Engineering Associate Deans/Vice Deans of Research, Associate Deans/Vice Deans of Innovation and/or Entrepreneurship, and University Innovation and/or Entrepreneurship Center Directors from 21 universities across the nation. Representatives from NSF, NIST, DOE, USPTO, and VentureWell also attended.

Discussions focused on:

  • Role of Engineering Associate Dean of Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Ecosystem Building, Campus Policies, Conflict Management, and Ethics
  • Faculty Engagement, Promotion and Tenure, and Incentives
  • Student Engagement, Curriculum, and Co-Curricular Programs
  • Goals: To align engineering colleges, research institutions, and national resources to accelerate development of the national innovation ecosystem through a network of academic leaders in engineering innovation.

Read the 2020 EILC Report