Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and Downtown T-REX, the St. Louis area innovation center, are partnering to provide new opportunities to SIUE faculty and students with entrepreneurial aspirations.
The partnership calls for SIUE personnel to utilize facilities and programming in T-REX. Graduate students in SIUE’s School of Business and College of Arts and Sciences will also intern with T-REX.
“Strong relationships with our great universities in the region help to seed and grow the elements of the regional economy that are focused on innovation, and offer great opportunities for both students and faculty to connect to other great minds in the region,” said T-REX President and Executive Director Patricia Hagen.
T-REX is home to more than 180 startups as well as support organizations, venture capital firms and accelerators such as ITEN, Arch Grants, Prosper Women Entrepreneurs and Cultivation Capital.
Read more: St. Louis Business Journal