About el2

Purpose
The ei2 (Enabling Innovation Initiative) program exists both to lower barriers and to actively support efforts to move basic science discoveries forward into technology commercialization opportunities.

Goals
In providing increased support for innovation and entrepreneurial activity by SOM faculty, we expect to see:

  • Increased licensing and new ventures
  • A greater appreciation of these efforts as part of faculty recruitment and retention
  • Fostering interactions and collaborations with industry