Presentation on theme: "UNIVERSITY AS ENTREPRENEUR: IDEAS THAT FLY Arizona Board of Regents January 25, 2007."— Presentation transcript:
UNIVERSITY AS ENTREPRENEUR: IDEAS THAT FLY Arizona Board of Regents January 25, 2007
2 A New American University 01. Leveraging Place 02. Societal Transformation 03. Knowledge Entrepreneur 04. Use-Inspired Research 05. A Focus on the Individual 06. Intellectual Fusion 07. Social Embeddedness 08. Global Engagement ASU has a culture of academic enterprise
3 University as Entrepreneur For ASU, entrepreneurship is: the spirit of creative risk-taking and innovation that leverages university knowledge to spur social development and economic competitiveness
4 Graduate entrepreneurial students Stimulate faculty entrepreneurship Strengthen Phoenix’s economic infrastructure Ensure university-wide implementation Become a leader for entrepreneurship Goals of University as Entrepreneur:
5 Entrepreneurship at ASU Arizona Technology Enterprises (AzTE)* Arts, Media and Engineering Program ASU Technopolis* Advanced Technology Innovation Collaboratory* Center for Healthcare Innovation & Clinical Trials* Center for New Media Entrepreneurship* Center for Nonprofit Leadership and Management Edson Student Entrepreneur Initiative* Entrepreneurial Programs Office (Engineering)* Global Resolve* Innovation Space* Leadership for Educational Entrepreneurs* National Center of Excellence for SMART Innovations* Performing Arts Venture Experience* Spirit of Enterprise Center Technology Venture Clinic * *Indicates programs that are new or that have been in operation for 5 years or less.
10 Strategies: –Annual conference –New knowledge, academic publications, policy reports –High rankings for entrepreneurial programs –Partnerships with peer national and international universities –Student recruitment Goal 5: A leader for entrepreneurship