VCU joins elite group to represent U.S. in international organization

Garret Westlake.

Garret Westlake.

Virginia Commonwealth University’s da Vinci Center has been accepted as an official

partner of the European Innovation Academy, an international organization that advances worldwide innovation through the formation of international interdisciplinary student teams alongside corporate partners and venture capitalists.

The elite group that VCU joins includes corporate partners such as Google and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, as well as University of California, Berkeley — the only other U.S. university to embed the EIA program into its curriculum for credit. Other institutions, such as Stanford University, will have faculty speakers and mentors at the event.

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