May 2023 News

  • Center ICE Seed Fund Open Call for Proposals Up to $15k

    May 08, 2023

    Center ICE is soliciting new proposals to develop innovative ideas and transition research outcomes and solutions into impactful solutions for Alaska communities and industry.

  • IDEAs Awards Deadline is June 2023

    May 08, 2023

    The Innovative Disclosures and Entrepreneurial Activities (IDEAs) awards recognize entrepreneurial individuals who have developed innovative approaches to research, teaching, and service. The competition, started in 2015, is hosted by UAF's Center for Innovation, Commercialization, and Entrepreneurship (Center ICE).

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    BOOST Collaborative Workshop Identifies Technology Challenges and Potential Solutions for Fairbanks

    May 08, 2023

    Sandia National Labs; the University of Alaska Fairbanks Center for Innovation, Commercialization, and Entrepreneurship (Center ICE); the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL); the Alaska Small Business Development Center (ASBDC); Fairbanks Economic Development Corporation (FEDC); and the Department of Energy (DOE) Boost Platform hosted a workshop in April focused on identifying regional technology challenges and opportunities.

  • Brianna Bates is one of ten small business owners participating in the first Alaska Interior Business Accelerator. Photo by Jeff Fisher.

    Makerspace Student Success Showcased

    May 09, 2023

    Makerspace Students in the Engineering 101 lab class have been hard at work on their student-led projects this semester under the tutelage of Dr. Dustin Ray, mechanical engineering professor, and Tate Barhaug, Makerspace Manager and Teaching Assistant. The class takes place in the Makerspace with the intention of inspiring students to find creative and practical solutions to challenges. The student teams are first-year undergraduate students who are interested in problem solving, some of whom have declared a major in engineering.

  • Applications Open for Alaska Fellows Program

    May 09, 2023

    The Alaska Fellows Program (AFP) is a fall-to-spring residential fellowship program that nurtures the next generation of Alaska-based leaders by pairing talented young people with professional mentors and strong communities. The University of Alaska Fairbanks Center for Innovation, Commercialization, and Entrepreneurship is supporting an Innovation Fellow this year.

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