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What’s New at the New Product Development Lab at studio\Blu?
May 10 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pmFree
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Discover what’s new at the New Product Development Lab at Boise State during our Open House on Tuesday, May 10, beginning at 12:30 pm. We will meet at the Boise State Alumni and Friends Center for food & drinks and orientation before heading to the Harry Morrison Civil Engineering Building to tour the new NPD Lab at studioBlu. The list of NEW developments includes:
- A new(ish) NPD Lab Manager in Grey Beaudry, standout NPD alumni who brought his unbounded energy back to the Lab in 2020 with years of industry experience.
- The new studioBlu family at Boise State includes TechHelp, NPD, Venture Capitol.Org (VCO), the Engineering Innovation Studio (EIS), and Engineering Research Support.
- A new and bigger NPD home in the HM Civil Engineering Building.
- More NPD student employees with a broader range of skills, including mechanical/electrical/software engineering, graphic design, packaging, videography, marketing, market research, and funding.
- An embedded student program that places mentored and seasoned student employees with companies.
- Access to a wider variety of equipment and talent thanks to studioBlu.
Open House Schedule
We have a limited number of parking spots adjacent to the Alumni Center and more parking across the street in the Bronco Stadium lot. We will send you a parking pass when you register for the event.
- 12:30 – Assemble at the Boise State Alumni and Friends Center O’Neill Living Room on the first floor of 1173 University Drive for light food, beverages, and introductions.
- 12:45 – TechHelp Executive Director Steve Hatten Introductions & Orientation
- Intro Deans and VIPs
- About TechHelp
- About studioBlu
- studioBlu partners talk about how they work
- Griff Allen – Supervisor of the Engineering Innovation Studio (EIS)
- Sarah Haight – Research Support
- Mick Wiskerchen – Venture Capital.ORG
- studioBlu fundraising ideas
- Introduction of NPD Lab Manager, Grey Beaudry
- 1:15 – Overview of NPD, including staff, equipment & services
- Staff & Skill Sets
- New Website
- New Social Media Presence
- New Space & Equipment
- How We Work and Who We Work With
- 1:30 – Tour of the new NPD/studioBlu space in the Harry Morrison Civil Engineering Building at the corner of Euclid and University
- 2:30 – Tours Wrap Up