Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

6:33 pm
Sun December 28, 2014

In the Lab with Next Glass: a Lesson on the Science of Taste

Beer waiting to be analyzed in the Next Glass lab at UNCW's CREST Research Park

Next Glass, often unofficially described as the Pandora of wine and beer, is an app for smart phones that purports to tell users – with a high degree of scientific certainty -- how much they’ll enjoy a particular bottle. 

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1:41 pm
Fri September 5, 2014

UNCW CIE Opens CORAL, An Open Device Lab for Mobile App Testing

UNCW's CIE opens CORAL, an open device lab, with the help of AT&T sponsorship.
Jeff Janowski of UNCW

When creating an app for mobile phones, developers need to test their product on numerous platforms, which can get costly fast.  To ease that burden, UNCW’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is launching CORAL, an open device lab.

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4:02 pm
Tue August 12, 2014

Microbreweries Burgeoning in the Cape Fear; Making It Pay Off Requires More than a Great Brewmaster

Glass of Beer
Remi Mathis

Microbreweries are pouring into the Cape Fear region.  

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Local - April 24
3:48 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

Cape Fear Region's Largest Employers Share Needs with Local Entrepreneurs

State treasurer Janet Cowell welcomes entrepreneurs at the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship's latest business event.

UNCW’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, or CIE, has unveiled the business sector’s answer to match-making. 

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Local - April 21
5:00 am
Mon April 21, 2014

UNCW Business Leaders Ask Cape Fear Region's Top Five Employers to Reveal Their Needs

In the wake of UNCW’s Information Technology Conference and the release of the Garner Report, the question of how to spur economic development in the Cape Fear Region persists. Should leaders be luring outside businesses, developing local industries, or encouraging start-up activity? In answer to this, UNCW’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, or CIE, is training local entrepreneurs to identify area business owners’ needs, develop solutions accordingly—and take these ideas to broader, out-of-state markets.  

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4:20 pm
Fri August 16, 2013

Entrepreneurs key to Cape Fear Region's Growth, Says Economic Development Coach

Jim Roberts, Executive Director, Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Imagine sitting in a room with the area’s five largest employers on a stage. 

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