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what we do

By coupling UConn's world-class research resources, facilities, and business support services to a network of experienced investors and entrepreneurs, we help launch startups ready to transform their respective markets.

2019 Annual Report

Since 2003 TIP companies have raised more than $260 million in equity and debt, $70 million in grant funding, and have approximately $60 million in revenue.


The advantages of working with us are numerous.
NEW: check out our Startup Guidebook at: it has tips and links for entrepreneurs.

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Past Podcast series. Like & follow!  Check it out below or visit our media page.

August 3, 2018 - Inside Tip Podcast, New Release of Episode 5:
Inside Mobile Sense Technologies (:14) 

April 1, 2018 - Inside Tip Podcast, New Release of Episode 4:
Inside Torigen Pharmaceuticals  (:21) 

Sept. 26, 2017 - Inside Tip Podcast, New Release of Episode 3:
"Inside Frequency Therapeutics. "  (:16) 

Sept. 19, 2017 - Inside TIP Podcast, Episode 2
"Inside Shoreline Biome" (:19)

Sept. 12, 2017 - Inside Tip Podcast, New Release of Episode 1:
"Inside LambdaVision, Inc. "  (:22) 

Rallybio Completes $145 Million Series B Financing and Announces Plans to Advance Lead Product Candidate into the Clinic in 2H 2020 photo CytoVeris raises another $3.7M photo To build eye implants, developer looks 250 miles up photo

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Over 30,000 square feet of state-of-the-art lab and office space across the UConn Storrs and Farmington campuses.

student fellows, interns, and graduates

The UConn-TIP Innovation Fellows Program pairs UConn students with University startup companies for mentored summer research fellowships in Business or STEM areas.

The program also includes seminars, workshops, and events on technology innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Providing connections to interns, fellows, and trained graduates

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Access to specialized equipment from over 90 research core facilities at internal UConn faculty rates.

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