Program Benefits

  • $4000 Fellowship Summer Stipend
  • Fully Paid Housing in UConn Residence Halls
  • $500 Meal Allowance

Program Dates

  • Starts: June 1st, 2020
  • Ends: August 7th, 2020

The Program is Managed By UConn School of Engineering:

  • PI and Entrepreneurship Course Instructor: Hadi Bozorgmanesh, Ph.D.
  • Co-PI: Daniel Burkey, Ph.D., Associate Dean
  • Proof of Concept Center Director: Joseph Luciani
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant: Randi Mendes

Apply for REU

Do you want to find out how tech-based research gets translated to the marketplace? And would you like an opportunity to get to do it working in collaboration with faculty in a research lab? If so, UConn’s Experiential Entrepreneurship Research Experience for Undergraduates is for you!


A 10-week summer integrated, hands on, laboratory research and entrepreneurship training experience for undergraduates.

Students Will:

  • Learn from successful entrepreneurs what it takes to build a viable technology product and startup venture.
  • Participate in laboratory research that can lead to commercializable technologies.


This program is for entrepreneurial-minded students entering junior or senior year at Connecticut institutions.

Application Deadline: March 16, 2020

Your application must include:

  • Letter of reference (1 page max)
  • Your current resume (1 page max)
  • Personal statement (300 words max)

Contact Us

Kat Terlikowski
Program Assistant