In cooperation between CoLab’s academic and commercialization programs, a team from UT Austin will go to Portugal during the week of March 1-7 to meet with digital media entrepreneurs and startups. The team will offer expert feedback on products and business models and share information on the entrepreneur training opportunities of the University Technology Enterprise Network (UTEN).
The team will include Bryan Sebok of the UT Film Institute and Don Turnbull of the School of Information. They will meet with, among others, representatives of web startups including the social wine discovery site Adegga, the mobile photo and text sharing service Handivi, and the social media workflow tool Tarpipe; with companies in the technology transfer portfolios of IST, U.Coimbra, U.Porto and InovCapital; with interactive media researchers at FCT/UNL; and with organizers of the emerging creative industries pole in Porto.
For more information, see: UTEN Digital Media Sweep.