April 2023 News

  • Arctic Innovation Competition

    April 10, 2023

    This year's Arctic Innovation Competition Main Division has moved to its Semi-Finals stage. You can tune in to those events on Wednesday and Thursday, April 12–13 online.

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    Workshop-Building Ventures Around Community Energy Challenges

    April 10, 2023

    Join Sandia National Labs, Center ICE, Cold Climate Climate Housing Research Center and the DOE Boost Platform for an exciting workshop focused on identifying regional technology challenges and opportunities. This unique program is designed to foster innovation and create long-term economic development opportunities in the community.

  • Alaska Angel Conference Update

    April 10, 2023

    The 2023 Alaska Angel Conference just kicked off its due diligence phase and four Alaska start-ups are all vying for a $100K+ investment.

  • Alaska FAST’s Virtual SBIR Accelerator

    April 10, 2023

    Alaska FAST is kicking off the first virtual SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) Accelerator in Alaska to support innovators applying for seed funding through federal agencies like DOE, NOAA and NSF. We are looking for innovators in Alaska or entrepreneurs addressing arctic challenges.

  • IDEAs Awards Deadline is June 2023

    April 10, 2023

    The Innovative Disclosures and Entrepreneurial Activities (IDEAs) awards recognize entrepreneurial individuals who have developed innovative approaches to research, teaching, and service.

  • New UAF Program will Help Co-develop Innovative, Interdisciplinary Projects

    April 10, 2023

    UAF faculty, staff, and researchers from all disciplines are invited to a Research Ideation Studio mixer 2–4 p.m. Thursday, April 13 in the UAF BP Design Theater, 401 Usibelli Bldg. The Ideation Studio is a new program designed to help researchers and scholars connect, spark innovative ideas, and co-develop new interdisciplinary projects geared toward problem-solving and generation of positive societal impacts.

  • Birgit Hagedorn and Jacqueline Summers conduct market research during the 2018 Lean Launch Workshop. Photo by Amanda Byrd.

    Fairbanks Techstars Startup Weekend Success

    April 10, 2023

    From Feb. 17–19 UAF’s Center ICE brought together students, community members, and volunteers to run Techstars Fairbanks Startup Weekend 2023.

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    ABEC, ACEP, and Center ICE Partner to Deepen Collaboration with Iceland

    April 10, 2023

    The Iceland Ocean Cluster (IOC) has worked closely with the state of Alaska for years. The Alaska Ocean Cluster, recently merged with the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation, was one of the first sister clusters of IOC to be established outside of Iceland. In 2019, IOC and then-director of the Alaska Ocean Cluster Justin Sternberg signed a memorandum of understanding to expand their collaboration.

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