TI:GER students develop a highly marketable and transferable skill set that is relevant for both startup organizations and corporate environments. In today's technologically driven world, actual hands-on experience in technology innovation and commercialization is an advantage that sets TI:GER students apart. Students also benefit from assigned business and legal mentors who provide contacts and networking opportunities as well as real-world perspectives and insights.
This program builds market-ready skills in high-tech product conceptualization, development, and launch. Specifically the ability to work effectively in multi-disciplinary innovation teams regardless of the business setting is emphasized.
PhD students develop an awareness of the innovation processes— particularly as it relates to the business and legal activities necessary to commercialize new technology— and build for success whether they remain in a university environment as a researcher or move into an industry setting. If you are pursuing a PhD in a related discipline,