Internal Partnerships

Peter J. Werth Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The Werth Institute serves the University of Connecticut through an interdisciplinary approach to entrepreneurship and innovation that is inclusive of existing and new programs. The institute facilitates opportunities for all students, while continually driving to promote the University’s academic, co-curricular, and extracurricular programs. By facilitating partnerships and building relationships spanning schools, industries, and traditional fields of study, the Werth Institute provides exceptional opportunities for students, faculty, and alumni.

Center for International Business Education & Research

As one of 17 CIBERs (Center for International Business Education & Research) located in universities throughout the U.S., the UConn CIBER is mandated to increase the competitiveness of U.S. business in the global marketplace. The UConn CIBER programs are concentrated in three main areas: Academic Programs, Business and Academic Outreach, and Research Programs.



Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CCEI) helps students and faculty become successful entrepreneurs. The CCEI focuses their resources on high-impact ventures that tackle fundamental human and environmental problems. They also seek to inspire and support a robust entrepreneurial culture across academic disciplines at UConn and throughout Connecticut.

UConn Office of Undergraduate Research

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) is a resource for all undergraduates in all majors on all UConn campuses seeking to enrich their undergraduate experiences through participation in research, scholarship, and creative activity. OUR provides funding opportunities for student research and scholarship through a range of programs and helps students find and develop opportunities to engage in independent or collaborative research with faculty members and other mentors working across the University's academic disciplines.