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Center for Innovation and Entrepreneuring Excellence (CIEE)

The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneuring Excellence (CIEE) – supports the professional development of chemical engineers and other scientists or engineers working with and in scientific, applied, and professional entrepreneurship, innovation and creativity by:

• Provide a membership home for chemical engineers working in innovation and entrepreneurship.
• Provide a forum for facilitating creative thinking, idea generation, innovation and entrepreneurial behaviors among members.
• Facilitate networking of entrepreneurs with others in the business and financial community.
• Provide training, education, workshops, conferences and mentorships to enhance skills needed to succeed as entrepreneurs and to encourage innovation.
• Develop projects, events and networking opportunities to connect investors with chemical engineering talent.

Upcoming Events

CIEE Tactical Workshop: Setting Up Entrepreneurial Operations

Saturday, November 12, 2016, 1:00pm-4:00pm PST
Posted by Gabriel Levesqu...
Today’s entrepreneurs are leading the way toward new inventions, processes and products. But how do you grow a great idea into a successful business, manage the day-to-day operations of a new business and still have time to innovate and capitalize on opportunities? Whether you are the head of a new...Read more

The Great Debate

Innovation and Entrepreneurial Excellence in the Chemical Space
Sunday, November 13, 2016, 5:00pm-6:00pm PST
Posted by Gabriel Levesqu...
The Great Debate – Innovation and Entrepreneurial Excellence in the Chemical Space AIChE Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA Sunday November 13 from 5 pm - 6 pm Three invited entrepreneurs are given questions from a moderator on the topics of interest to anyone who would want insight into ways to...Read more

Recent Events

The Entrepreneurial Chemical Engineer

AIChE Annual Conference
Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 12:30pm EST
Posted by Gabriel Levesqu...
This live session will highlight the practical aspects of entrepreneurial efforts. It will deliver attendees tools and methods by which to organize and overcome challenges of starting up a business based upon chemical engineering technology. The presentations will be high energy and will follow a...Read more

How to Entrepreneur

AIChE Annual Conference
Monday, November 9, 2015, 12:30pm EST
Posted by Gabriel Levesqu...
A workshop presenting the introductory definitions and details of a chemical engineering entrepreneurial effort. It will deliver to attendee’s the tools and methods by which to organize and overcome challenges of developing an idea into a business based upon chemical engineering technology. The...Read more

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