Rice leaders met with members of the Danish parliament March 6 occasion to debate Rice and Houston’s innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem. Peter Rodriguez, dean of the Jones Graduate College of Enterprise, Ramamoorthy Ramesh, vice chairman for analysis, Jing Zhou, deputy dean of the Jones College, Jan Odegard, govt director of the Ion, and others shared how Rice capabilities as a collider of analysis, training, coverage and innovation.
“Houston as a area loves risk-takers,” Rodriguez mentioned. “It likes risk-takers in enterprise. It likes to see success and applauds daring efforts — even when there are usually not successes. And that’s an excellent surroundings to work collectively.”
Rice is a small college that does issues in an enormous approach, mentioned Zhou. She defined how the college of the chief training program is regularly assembly with Houston trade leaders to offer experience on power, well being care and synthetic intelligence. She mentioned many industries are at a crossroads and that managers want new methods of interested by innovation and executing concepts.
“By partaking in dialogue with trade, we assist them suppose outdoors of the field,” she mentioned.
Rice Enterprise Government Schooling organized the occasion to construct and preserve bridges between the Danish and Houston enterprise communities.