NYU-Poly Greenhouse Opening

Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm EST

  • Location:6 MetroTech Center, Basement
  • Contact:Robert Niesen
    rniesen@poly.edu
    718.260.3559

Join us on Wednesday, January 30, from 4-6pm, as we celebrate innovation in education on the Brooklyn campus of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU-Poly) with the opening of the Greenhouse, a new student-run space dedicated to ideation and collaboration.

A special ribbon-cutting ceremony with Acting President and Provost Katepalli Sreenivasan and President Jerry Hultin (on Sabbatical), will open the event, followed by a reception.

During the evening, you’ll have the chance to immerse yourself in the entrepreneurial culture of NYU-Poly:

  • Learn about the Greenhouse ideation and prototyping materials, and meet the students behind its conception and execution.  (By providing flexible work and meeting space, the Greenhouse will serve the NYU community in the heart of Brooklyn’s Tech Triangle, 6 MetroTech Center at NYU–Poly. The space is a blank slate for creative thinkers with occasional talks, skill shares and opportunities to meet with professionals from NYU-Poly Incubators and industry. The Greenhouse is designed and run by NYU–Poly students trained in facilitating the creative process along with Assistant Professor Anne-Laure Fayard.)
  • Meet the Institute’s newly appointed Engineers in Residence, faculty members who will inspire and shape the next generation of engineers at NYU-Poly.
  • Talk with leaders from the Entrepreneur and Innovation Association (EIA), the directors of NYU-Poly’s incubators and Institute professors, as NYU-Poly kicks off its annual student competition, Inno/Vention, a celebration of i2e, innovation, invention and entrepreneurship. Students will also have a chance to find teammates.

All events will take place in the basement of 6 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, New York