Skip to main content

NUvention: Materials Science

Applications for Winter 2019 NUvention: Materials Science (ENTREP 495) are OPEN until November 30th, 2018. Click here to applyNUvention: Materials Science (ENTREP 495, KIEI-958) is an experiential course which offers juniors, seniors, graduate, professional, and post-graduate students a chance to develop commercial opportunities for Northwestern University technologies, innovations, and inventions focused on physical and chemical sciences and engineering.

This experience-based course will prove most beneficial to students with an interest in starting up a business, entrepreneurship, business design, business strategy consulting and commercialization and will be led by Samir Mayekar, Co-founder and CEO of SiNode Systems

The course objective is to develop a business project to the point of potential commercial launch. Each four- to five-member cross-disciplinary team will function as a business development team for potential businesses selected by Northwestern’s INVO (Innovation and New Ventures Office). Teams will deliver their proposals to a panel of industry experts at the end of the term.

Note: This course may not be dropped after the first week of the quarter. Admission is by application. NUvention: Materials Science is open to all Northwestern students in all schools, including undergrads, graduate, and postdoc students.

Quarter Time Location
Winter 2019 Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30 pm Kellogg Global Hub | Room 2120


The syllabus for NUvention: Materials Science is TBD


See faculty for NUvention: Materials Science

Back to top