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1 Dr. Kim Luckes Mr. Terry Stokes The Enterprise and Empowerment Foundation of Norfolk State University (E2F)Dr. Kim LuckesActing President, Norfolk State University and Member, E2F Board of DirectorsMr. Terry StokesExecutive Director, E2F
2 R = Research I = Innovations S = Support E = Empowerment &I=InnovationstoS=SupportE=Empowerment
3 Executive SummaryThe RISE Campus: a 12.5 to 25-acre research and technology parkPredominantly privately held and governed by E2FPrivately held facilities to be developed by public-private partnershipsHome of the RISE SuperNodeSM: a private synchronous optical network providing broadband bandwidth from DS-1 to OC-192Internet Service, via the RISE SuperNodeSM, provided to:NSU at OC-3 as client (increased bandwidth at lower cost)Speeds from 1.5 megabits per second (DS-1) up through multiple 10 Gbps (10,000 megabits per second)Services available to private industry; discounts provided to RISE Campus tenantsAdditional revenues to support NSU’s mission
4 The RISE Model Research Innovations Technology THE RISE CAMPUS UNIVERSITIESAND COLLEGESResearchersGraduate ProgramsIntellectual PropertyINDUSTRIESInfrastructureVenture CapitalEntrepreneursTHE RISE CAMPUSInnovationsTechnologyREGIONAL COMMUNITIESAND GOVERNMENTHomeland and Maritime SecurityCommunity OrganizationsMilitary
5 The Enterprise and Empowerment Foundation of Norfolk State University (E2F) Founded in 2001, E2F is an independent 501(c)(3) affiliate of Norfolk State University. Our mission is to provide products and services that promote applied research and technological innovations that, in turn, contribute positively to the economic strength of the Hampton Roads region and the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Foundation is the organizational power behind E2F Real Estate, E2F Research, the RISE Campus, and the RISE SuperNodeSM.
6 E2F Student Housing I, LLC E2F Brands and Business UnitsE2F Research, LLCE2F Broadband, LLCE2F Student Housing I, LLCE2F Real Estate, LLC
7 The RISE Campus™A Catalyst forEconomic Development
8 The RISE Campus, when fully developed, will be a strategic hub for applied research and the generation of technological innovations that will position Norfolk State University, the City of Norfolk, and the entire Hampton Roads region to become a key high-technologygateway for the southeastern United States.
9 Marie V. McDemmond Center for Applied Research The RISE CampusThe RISE CampusRISE SuperNodeSMMarie V. McDemmond Center for Applied Research
10 Marie V. McDemmond Center for Applied Research The RISE CampusThe RISE CampusRISE SuperNodeSMLight Rail StationMarie V. McDemmond Center for Applied Research
11 The RISE Campus Location of RISE SuperNodeSM City of Norfolk’s Light Rail System with dedicated station for the RISE CampusLocation of RISE SuperNodeSMMarie V. McDemmond Center for Applied Research
12 The Marie V. McDemmond Center for Applied Research
13 Mission of the RISE Campus Build an applied research environment that stimulates and encourages innovation and technology commercializationIncrease the number of entrepreneurs undertaking high-technology venturesDevelop human capital from underutilized resources and latent potentialCreate digital opportunitiesProvide lifelong learning opportunities
14 Why the RISE Campus™ is important To NSU- Strengthens students’ preparation for life beyond college- Strengthens academic/research programs- Creates new sources of revenueTo the RegionSupports technology-led economic development infrastructureCreates a projected economic impact between $60 million and $122 million annually*- Builds workforce competencies for higher wage jobsTo the State- Responds to Higher Education metricsContributes to economic development and technology strategyTo the Nation- Taps latent potential for job creation- Responds to national security interests- Creates an HBCU technology development model* Dr. Andrew C. Brod of the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. NSU presently contributes $527.8 million annually to the region.
15 Our E2F Real Estate brand and its affiliated business units, E2F Real Estate, LLC and Student Housing I, LLC, serve as the deed repositories of land acquisitions and real property holdings made by the Foundation. Examples of such holdings are parcels that make up the RISE Campus™ and the Spartan Suites residential apartments.
16 E2F Student Housing I, LLC Spartan Suites600-bed Apartment Community
17 Our E2F Research™ brand and affiliated business unit, E2F Research, LLC, serve to promote and support research-oriented start-ups, as well as, established small businesses, most notably, those that were founded by and/or owned by alumni of Norfolk State University. E2F Research™ creates and develops opportunities to increase the research activities of these companies; and, we promote the eventual conversion of their research results and Intellectual Properties intotechnological innovations and patented commercialproducts.
18 RISE Research Pillars Information Assurance AdvancedMaterialsInformationAssuranceComputationalScienceTechnologyGaming andSimulationEnergyNanotechnologySpintronicsPhotonicsSensor FabricationPhotonic DevicesCommunicationsImage ProcessingSensor IntegrationNet-Centric OperationsForensicsSecured wireless networksModeling & SimulationQuantum ComputingGrid ComputingSupercomputingEducational GamingVirtual Reality3-D AnimationData and Visual AnalyticsMaterials Research, Engineering, Computer Science, Gaming, and Criminal JusticeLabs, Industry,Higher EducationFaculty,Students, &StaffScalable BroadbandInfrastructure
19 State-of-the-art CLEAN ROOM in the Marie V. McDemmond Center for Applied ResearchFour distinct sections: Class 100/1000 Clean Room, Testing, Characterization, and Future Growth.Clean Room programmed for next-generation photolithography, metals and thin film deposition, wet and dry etch, and future capability of ion implant.Testing facility allows for base-line optical and electrical testing of devices. Also equipped with basic packaging tools such as dicer and bonders.Characterization bay equipped with standard metrology, surface science, and magnetic test equipment as well as Focus Ion Beam for device integration, repair and TEM sample preparation.
20 The RISE SuperNodeSM, via our affiliated business unit, E2F Broadband, LLC, provides premier regional access to all major Points-of-Presence (gigaPOPs). The RISE SuperNodeSM is a private synchronous optical network (SONET) with ultra-high capacity, fault-tolerant design, offering speeds from 1.5 megabits per second (DS-1) up through multiple 10 Gbps (10,000 megabits per second) Lightwave networks. Powered by Level 3 Communications’ premium fiber optic network, the RISE SuperNodeSM offers high-end broadbandservices with features such as 24/7 monitoring, reliablebackup power, and redundant connectivity, and itconnects to the Internet2 research network.
21 Regional Private Network Scheme To Level 3 Communications’ Diversely RoutedSONET RingTo Level 3 Communications’Local and Long-haulNetworksGateway
22 About Our Partner: Level 3 Communications Over 54,000 intercity route miles; over 27,000 metro route milesDelivers services to over 250 major markets across the United States and EuropeCustomer scope:18 of the world’s top 20 telecommunications companies9 of the 10 largest carriers in EuropeTop 5 U.S. Wireless Service Providers9 of the top 10 Internet Service Providers in the U.S., which combined serve more than 65 million online users9 of the 10 largest U.S. cable companies3 of the top 4 telecommunications companies in AsiaInternational wireless companies with more than million subscribers
25 NSU Example Connectivity via The RISE SuperNodeSM Future Clients InternetIP Based ServiceT-1, DS-3, orNSUOC-3POS(155Mbps)Level 3CommunicationsFutureClientsDiverse pathOC-12(622Mbps)private SONET Ring
26 The Enterprise and Empowerment Foundation of Norfolk State University (E2F) Contact Information:Mr. Terry StokesExecutive Director, E2F520 West 21st Street, Suite G-2 Norfolk, Virginia(757)Dr. Kim LuckesNSU Acting President andMember of E2F Board of Directors700 Park AvenueNorfolk, Virginia 23504