We are very proud of our innovation pipeline and happy to say that our students, alumni, faculty, staff and community partners have been recognized in the national press.
EcoTech Marine, founded by Tim Marks ’04, G’06 and Pat Clasen ’04, G’07 was named by Inc 500 as one of the fastest growing companies in the country (full story) and Newsweek named them #8 in their list of College Kid to Millionaire (full story).
hField Technologies sold their WiFire product on the Home Shopping Network, selling out in a record 33 minutes. Visiti hfield.com for more information.
The Daily Beast ranked Lehigh University #8 on the list of most Powerful Schools for turning out technology leaders (full story).
The Princeton Review as published by ENTREPRENEUR Magazine rated Lehigh #16 in the country for undergraduate entrepreneurship education (full story).
LifeServe Innovations Zach Bloom and Rick Arlow are among America’s Best Young Entrepreneurs in 2010 as listed by Business Week (full story).
The University Economic Development Association, awarded Lehigh the national Technology Commercialization Award, for the entrepreneurship support pipeline that helps undergraduates launch companies like EcoTech Marine. Visit universityeda.org for more information.
The National Business Incubation Association (NBIA) named Ben Franklin TechVentures the 2012 Randall M. Whaley National Incubator of the Year at NBIA’s International Conference on Business Incubation. Ben Franklin TechVentures also won the Dinah Adkins Incubator of the Year, Technology Focus at the NBIA event. Ben Franklin TechVentures is owned and managed by the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/NEP) on Lehigh University’s Mountaintop Campus.