Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Environmental Innovation Practicum - Register Now!

Innovation in Cleantech + Market Opportunity = Solutions for the Planet

ENGR 498, ENVIR 495, ENTRE 443/543
Fall Quarter 2013 (2credits)
Tuesdays 4:00-5:50 pm, Paccar Hall 394
Instructor: Deborah Hagen-Lukens,
No prerequisites, recommended for juniors, seniors and grad students

Check out the cool speakers and panel members! <Syllabus Here>
The goal is to discover the universe of cleantech solutions to our most pressing environmental challenges and to raise awareness of how you might be part of that solution.  You’ll form teams around problems you identify, and present your solutions to the class.  Although not required, teams are invited to compete in the UW Environmental Innovation Challenge April 3, 2014.
Required Text: The Way Out: Kick-Starting Capitalism to Save Our Economic Assby L. Hunter Lovins and Boyd Cohen.  Course topics will include:
  • Environmental challenges and opportunities linked to cleantech
  • How to translate an idea into an actual device/product/company 
  • Market assessment- who would be the customer for this product or service?
Contact me if you have questions!
Pam Tufts | Assistant Director
Buerk Center for Entrepreneurship
UW Foster School of Business

UW Environmental Innovation Challenge