University of Vermont

Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR)

Generating an Idea

We can help you in creating novel ideas, concepts or opportunities. The resources and services below include:

  • Entrepreneurial, innovative, and creative initiatives
  • Design and design thinking education
  • STEM-related research and discovery


Clinical Simulation Laboratory
Offers students and healthcare providers access to new technology in an environment that enables them to become familiar with the latest innovations available to them.

Design Thinking (AS 095)
Students are introduced and get to practice the human-centered design innovation methodology.
Eugene Korsunskiy

Sustainable Entrepreneurship MBA (SEMBA)
A degree that reinvents business education by addressing the environment, ethics, entrepreneurship, poverty and inequality.
Stuart Hart

Facilitates the innovation-to-commercialization process through a series of entrepreneur-focused workshops.
Eric L. Gagnon, Mercedes Rincon

In Vermont

VCET (Vermont Center for Emerging Technologies)
Provides coworking space, brown bag lunches, networking opportunities, pitch competitions, mentoring and initiative support.
David Bradbury