At the University of Houston, we spur innovation by encouraging the very spark of an idea to the transfer of knowledge and technology. The UH innovation ecosystem has a rich history of advancing Houston’s innovation economy.
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STUDENT BUSINESSES STARTED
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UH has fostered a strong entrepreneurial environment that supports new innovation and startup ventures through
incubator and accelerator programs and resources. Because of the rapid development across campus and
demonstrated excellence in innovation, UH has been designated as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity
UH Startup Receives Patent for Anti-Icing Technology
This technology can help limit or even eliminate ice buildup on surfaces like wind turbines, aircraft and bridges to avoid problems and safety issues. Currently, Elemental Coatings is working with the U.S. Air Force and Boeing on a project to help reduce any ice buildup on aircraft wings.
The process of opening a small business is already stressful enough without even worrying about how to fund it. But it’s good to start thinking about business costs early in order to know where the money will go.
When the world came to a halt in 2020 due to COVID-19, innovation moved forward as normal day to day operations went virtual. Small business incubators like the University of Houston Technology Bridge, The Cannon and The Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, have found that, even during a lockdown, new innovations and leading-edge technologies have become easier to create.