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Economic Impact : CIE Driving Innovation

A study conducted by ICF International quantified Santa Clara University’s economic effect on the Bay Area, featuring the work of LSB’s Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

The study reveals the large impact Santa Clara University has had through fueling the economy, expanding the workforce, driving innovation, and advancing entrepreneurship.  It notes that SCU’s programs, labs, and departments such as Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship supports startups and provides opportunities for students to explore entrepreneurship.

An excerpt from this article:
“The University does an excellent job of instilling an entrepreneurial mindset in students, supporting startups, and accelerating social entrepreneurship. The School of Business’ Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship provides internships with startups, field trips to successful startup businesses, business-plan pitch competitions, and entrepreneurial mentors from Silicon Valley.

As the economy of Silicon Valley leads the way toward increasingly high-tech national and global economies, SCU has evolved to meet the needs of the Bay Area’s critical industries while anticipating the future of innovation and its intersection with the common good.”

Find more on the study here»


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