TEC administers the Cozad New Venture Competition, the Illinois Innovation Prize, SocialFuse, the Silicon Valley Workshop, among several other programs and experiences each year. Click on each image below to learn more.
Chicago Entrepreneurship Workshop
TEC invites a select group of students to Chicago to visit startups, entrepreneurial alumni and leading technology companies.
Cozad New Venture Competition
This event helps student startups take their ideas to the next level by offering workshops, mentoring and the opportunity to win funding and prizes.
TEC has joined forces with Research Park, Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership and Social Innovation at Illinois for this pitching competition!
Illinois Innovation Prize
The Illinois Innovation Prize is awarded on an annual basis to the most innovative student on campus.
This resident hall experience allows students to explore the entrepreneurial process and provides the resources to develop their ideas.
Intellectual Property Clinic
Selected student entrepreneurs who have participated in TEC's programs may get their patent and trademark applications drafted at no cost.
NSF I-Corps at Illinois
NSF I-Corps teaches university entrepreneurs to identify opportunities from academic research and offers entrepreneurship training.
Silicon Valley Entrepreneurship Workshop
TEC invites a select group of students to Silicon Valley during winter break to visit startups, entrepreneurial alumni and leading technology companies.