The Baker Institute offers a wide variety of extra-curricular events called iDeX, short for idea exchange!  Providing a wide range of experiences including a speaker series, interactive sessions, panel discussions, topical meet-ups and more, iDeX  events  promise to be exciting and inspiring!  The Baker Institute’s calendar includes iDex events, curricular programming and other related activities around campus.

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November 17, 2014

Global Entrepreneurship Week

Global Entrepreneurship Week
Nov. 17-23, 2014

Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth, and expand human welfare. Each November, GEW inspires people through local, national, and global activities designed to help them explore their potential as self-starters and innovators. These activities range from large-scale competitions and events to intimate networking.

Lehigh University’s Baker Institute celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week during the entire month of November with activities, events, and competitions. (And last year was named one of the colleges with the most entrepreneurship events during the week).

GEW is more than an awareness campaign. It is a platform for connection and collaboration—engaging players along the entrepreneurship spectrum in strengthening ecosystems around the world. 

For more information: www.gew.co/; or contact inentin@lehigh.edu or (610) 758-5626.


Start: 8:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

November 24, 2014

ENTP 311/312 Launching Entrepreneurial Ventures I & II Guest Speaker: Jamie Flinchbaugh (Lean Learning Center)

When: November 24, 2014

Time: 7:10-10:00pm

Where: Wilbur Powerhouse Room 151 (Lobby)

These class sessions are open to the public and all students. Call (610) 758-5626 or email inentin@lehigh.edu for more information.

Start: 7:10 pm
End: 10:00 pm

December 2, 2014

BioInnovation Workshop #2

BioInnovation Workshop #2 -
Problem Solving Process

Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014
4:10 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Location: Wilbur Powerhouse Lobby (Glassed-In Room on Main Level)
Lehigh University

Bioinnovation is the intersection of medical expertise and innovative problem solving. This workshop – part of a series this year at Lehigh University – exposes Lehigh students to medical needs identified by practicing doctors and allows interdisciplinary teams to create unique solutions to these challenges.

This workshop, the second in the series, will focus on the problem-solving process with a hands-on problem-to-proof-of-concept workshop. We will explore how we solve problems, how to ideate on new solutions, and why we generate proof-of-concept prototypes.

Open to a maximum of 25 students. If you did not attend the first workshop in the series you are welcome to come to this workshop, although preference will be given to those who attended the first.

Facilitated by Chris Kauzmann ’13 ’14G, Baker Institute Young Entrepreneur-in-Residence and BioInnovation Program manager, this free workshop is open to Lehigh undergraduate and graduate students of any major or discipline.

Pizza dinner is provided. This event is hosted by Lehigh University’s Baker Institute for Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Innovation. For more information, contact: cjk213@lehigh.edu or (610) 758-6582.

Start: 4:10 pm
End: 6:30 pm

December 3, 2014

Technical Entrepreneurship Master’s Degree Open House

Technical Entrepreneurship Master’s Degree Open House
Dec. 3, 2014 – 5-6 p.m.
Wilbur Powerhouse, Lower Level

Come learn about Lehigh’s award-winning 1-year graduate program.

Passionate about launching or working for a startup? Eager to see your innovations in the marketplace? Delve into the real-world process of entrepreneurship with this 12-month master’s program.

No need to leave school to start a business! Enrollment is open and classes start July 6, 2015. The GRE is not required.

  • Meet current students and faculty members who specialize in developing creative ideas and commercializing and launching products
  • Visit the Creativity and Innovation Lab and prototyping facilities
  • Enjoy refreshments and ask questions!
  • RSVP: here
  • Download poster (coming soon)

For more information, see www.lehigh.edu/innovate, call (610) 758-4789, or email jlk4@lehigh.edu.

Start: 5:00 pm
End: 6:00 pm
Venue: Wilbur Powerhouse (lower level)

December 6, 2014

LehighSiliconValley “Ignition” Class Day

LehighSiliconValley “Ignition” Class Day
Dec. 6, 2014 
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Ben Franklin TechVentures
Mountaintop Campus, Lehigh University

Part of the LehighSiliconValley entrepreneurship experience, the “Ignition” class day is the “dress rehearsal” for LehighSiliconValley’s immersion week, offering participating students and alumni an introduction to the speakers and “live case” model of LehighSiliconValley.

LSV2015 is offered exclusively by Lehigh University as a 3-credit experiential course and certificate program that spans a full week during the January 2015 Winter Term.

The program runs Nov. 11, 2014; Dec. 6, 2014; and Jan. 4-10, 2015. Applications are now available and due by 5 p.m. on Oct. 13, 2014. Email inlsv@lehigh.edu or call (610) 758-5615 for an application or more information.

Start: 10:00 am
End: 3:00 pm
Venue: Mountaintop Campus, Lehigh University

January 4, 2015

LehighSiliconValley Immersion Week

LehighSiliconValley Immersion Week
Jan. 4-10, 2015
Silicon Valley/San Francisco, CA venues

Lehigh University’s Baker Institute for Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Innovation takes you to the heart of Silicon Valley – the hub of entrepreneurship that spawns countless new enterprises with their breakthrough technologies, next-generation software, and trend-setting social media – through the LehighSiliconValley immersion experience.

LehighSiliconValley is built on the power of the “live case,” where participating Lehigh students and alumni get an up-close and personal view into the experiences of Silicon Valley CEOs, investors, technologies, product developers, and others key to the venture experience.

LSV2015 is offered exclusively by Lehigh University as a 3-credit experiential course and certificate program that spans a full week during the January 2015 Winter Term.

The program runs Nov. 11, 2014; Dec. 6, 2014; and Jan. 4-10, 2015. Applications are now available and due by 5 p.m. on Oct. 13, 2014. Email inlsv@lehigh.edu, see www.lehigh.edu/siliconvalley, or call (610) 758-5615 for an application or more information.

Start: 8:00 am
End: 5:00 pm
Venue: Silicon Valley/San Francisco, CA venues

April 1, 2015

INNOVATE! CELEBRATE! Awards Dinner

INNOVATE! CELEBRATE! Awards Dinner
April 2015 – Date and time TBA

The Baker Institute for Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Innovation presents the 10th annual awards for outstanding achievement in entrepreneurship by students, startups, and Lehigh Entrepreneurship Network members.

Awards include winners of the EUREKA! Ventures Competition Series, iPrize, and Farrington Award.

Admission to this event is by invitation only. For more information, contact: inentin@lehigh.edu or (610) 758-5626.

Start: 8:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

May 18, 2015

Technical Entrepreneurship Graduation

Technical Entrepreneurship Graduation
May 18, 2015

Students in Lehigh University’s
Technical Entrepreneurship master’s degree program graduate May 18, 2015, earning their M.Eng. degrees after completing the 12-month program designed to teach students how to create their own products and launch companies.

For more information about the program, see www.lehigh.edu/innovate or contact innovate@lehigh.edu or (610) 758-4789.

Start: 8:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

May 19, 2015

Technical Entrepreneurship Master’s Degree Classes Start

Technical Entrepreneurship Master’s Degree Classes Start
May 19, 2015

Classes start May 19, 2015 for Lehigh University’s 12-month master’s degree program in Technical Entrepreneurship.

The program – open to students with any undergraduate degree – builds entrepreneurial and hands-on skills and teaches students how to design their own products and launch their own companies.

  • Applications are due April 15, 2015
  • Apply by Jan. 15, 2015 for scholarship consideration.

For more information about the program, see www.lehigh.edu/innovate or contact innovate@lehigh.edu or (610) 758-4789.

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End: 5:00 pm
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