Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs interacting

 

The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship was established in 2018 to engage, equip and encourage UTC's innovators and entrepreneurs. The Center supports the entire UTC community through cross-campus programming and initiatives, and addresses UTC's strategic goal to "Inspire, nurture and empower scholarship, creativity, discovery, innovation and entrepreneurial initiatives."

CIE Events

Brown Bag Lunch and Learn

Brown Bag Lunch & Learn

November 14, 2018 | Learn More...

Entrepreneurship Breakfast

Entrepreneurship Breakfast

Previous Event | Learn More...

Hatch It

Hatch It! Mocs Big Business Idea Pitch Competition

November 8, 2018 | Learn More...

SEEC

Southeast Entrepreneurship Conference

March 1-2, 2019 | Learn More...

Engage

The Center engages UTC's innovators and entrepreneurs by connecting them to each other and to the broader entrepreneurship community in Chattanooga and beyond.

 

Equip 

The Center equips innovators and entrepreneurs through programming that includes pitch competitions, workshops, lunch and learns, book clubs, classes and presentations, as well as hosting the annual Southeast Entrepreneurship Conference (SEEC).

 

Encourage

The Center encourages innovators and entrepreneurs by offering support through mentorship, access to potential customers, access to funding opportunities, and offering prizes and incentives through various programming and events.