Mission to Market

With support from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), FIU has set an ambitious goal to create the best inclusive high tech start up and scale up community in the U.S. by 2022.  By aligning with DOE’s world class innovation, FIU’s Mission-to-Market Initiative will train a unique STEM entrepreneurial workforce, incubate & accelerate innovative businesses in conjunction with StartUp.FIU, and deploy cutting edge tech venture courses to fuel FIU’s innovation engine.

Partners and Business Accelerator

Walter E. Massey Entrepreneurial Fellowship

Ideation via Technology Venture Courses

Mission To Market

Partners and Business Accelerator

 

  • Businesses and organizations involved in high tech innovation and are serious about inclusion.

    • Become a Partner-Mentor
    • Technology Transfer and Venture Acceleration Opportunities
    • Sector focus areas: Energy, Security, and Data Science

  • Investors find out how you can partner with FIU’s Mission-to-Market

      • Unique deal flow opportunities
      • Opportunities to get involved early in the venture process
      • Leverage FIU’s expertise in DOE funded innovation
      • Sector focus areas: Energy, Security, and Data Science
      • High technology and Social Impact opportunities

    • Share your domain expertise

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Walter E. Massey Entrepreneurial Fellowship

  • Overview of Fellowship

      • Research DOE and FIU innovations
      • Develop innovation and entrepreneurship skills
      • Work with innovative businesses
      • Participate in StartUp.FIU
      • Full Tuition and Stipend for STEM graduate students and MBA students with STEM backgrounds

    • Opportunity for Paid Internship at DOE National Labs

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Ideation via Technology Venture Courses

  • Ideation via Cutting Edge Courses

    • Study DOE and FIU innovations
    • Learn entrepreneurship process
    • Learn how to apply for federal funding for innovative STEM ideas.
    • Experiential learning opportunities

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startup.fiu.edu energy.gov fiu.edu


Contact

J. Chris Ford, Ph.D.
Mission-to-Market Manager
Applied Research Center at
Florida International University

10555 W. Flagler Street
Suite 2100
Miami, FL 33174
Tel: 305-348-4238
Fax: 305-348-2309
jaford@fiu.edu


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