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New space created to launch businesses out of think[box]

January 22, 2016

LaunchNet isn’t just launching companies this semester. It’s also launching a new collaborative space. Assorted guests, community members and Case Western Reserve University President Barbara R....

$17,000 think[box] windows covered up

The windows which once allowed visitors to see inside think[box] labs are now usually covered to protect confidential research.
January 15, 2016

Case Western Reserve University’s premiere creation space think[box] recently moved to the Richey Mixon building, leaving a set of covered-up windows behind in a hallway in Glennan. In February 2014,...

Students raise objections to Engineering facilities moving to think[box]

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department to hold open forum Dec. 4
December 3, 2015

Dean Jeffrey Duerk, the dean of the Case School of Engineering, announced at his "State of the School" address two weeks ago that the School of Engineering, in collaboration with Sears think[box], is planning...

Sears think[box] continues old mission with new building, new name

Currently, Sears think[box] has floors for collaboration, prototyping and fabrication open for students and community members to use.
November 13, 2015

Case Western Reserve University’s Sears think[box], officially the Larry Sears and Sally Zlotnick Sears think[box], has now been open to students, faculty, alumni and the public for over a month. In...

Think[box] Manager Ian Charnas presents on program’s success

Think[box] is moving to the newly renamed Richey-Mixon Building behind the Veale Center.
Presentation at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is latest of many
June 30, 2015

At NASA  it takes months for a project to make it through each technology readiness level (TRL), the stages in taking an idea from concept to development. At think[box], TRLs can be much shorter. Those...

New think[box] center receives one million dollar grant

February 20, 2015

Think[box] is one step closer to being built, with a new one million dollar grant from the Burton D. Morgan Foundation. The new $35 million, seven-story think[box] building, located behind the Veale...

CES wrap-up: Spartan Yoyo Works

January 24, 2015

The Spartan Yoyo Works team wasn’t sure what to expect heading into the International Consumer Electronics Show in early January. As a company who uses a 3D printer to create hi-tech toys, Zach Lerner...

CES wrap-up: Hema Imaging

January 24, 2015

The founders of Hema Imaging thought that they were working on a specific product with a specific market. However, while at the International Consumer Electronics Show in January, they found out that...

CES wrap-up: Event38

January 24, 2015

Jeff Taylor and John Blair had realistic expectations for the International Consumer Electronics Show in early January. Before the show, Taylor discussed his hope to make new business contacts and meet...

CES wrap-up: SpiroSano

January 24, 2015

Healthcare app SpiroSano came into the International Consumer Electronics Show with a plan. The startup knew that their main goal would be to get more devices oriented and hopefully make some progress...

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