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					       APRU Enterprise Status Report

                          Jacob Phang
             Chair, APRU Enterprise Coordinating Group

        APRU 2nd Senior Staff Meeting, 23 March 2005
                  University of Auckland


APRU Enterprise Presentation, 050322, Slide 1
                                  APRU Enterprise
     Mooted by NUS at 6th APRU Annual Presidents’ Meeting,
      22 June 2002
     Leverage on the diverse and distinctive strengths of
      member universities in education, research and
      technology transfer and application;
     Provide a platform to promote best entrepreneurial
      programs and practices as well as to launch innovations;
     Support APRU to take on a catalytic role in advancing
      knowledge, transferring technologies and creating wealth
      for the Pacific Rim.

APRU Enterprise Presentation, 050322, Slide 2
                  APRU Enterprise Coordinating Group

To facilitate development of new initiatives
 and coordinate activities under APRU
 Enterprise umbrella
Endorsed by APRU Steering Committee on 7
 March 2003
Coordinating Group Members: 11
APRU Enterprise Coordinators: 26

APRU Enterprise Presentation, 050322, Slide 3
                                 APRU Enterprise
                            Coordinating Group Members
       Jacob Phang, National University of Singapore (Chair)
       Alan Meyer, University of Oregon
       Angus Livingstone, University of British Columbia
       Guoxing Jiang, Fudan University
       James Severson, University of Washington
       Koso Murakami, Osaka University
       Lin-shan Lee, National Taiwan University
       Mathew Yuen, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
       Neal Sullivan, University of Southern California
       Tim Hurst, University of Sydney
       Tina Seelig, Stanford University

APRU Enterprise Presentation, 050322, Slide 4
                                    Past Activities
 Technology Transfer and Wealth Creation Survey
       Report and publication
 APRU Enterprise Conference, 30 Oct 03, Singapore
       attended by 31 staff from 19 member universities
       6 initiatives proposed
 APRU Pavilion at Global Entrepolis @ Singapore,
  27-31 Oct 03
       11 member universities participated in exhibition
       250 exhibitors from 19 countries
       10769 participants from 30 countries
APRU Enterprise Presentation, 050322, Slide 5
                             Proposed Activities

APRU Business Plan Competition:
 Extra Chapter Challenge
Global Startup Competition
APRU Enterprise Web Portal
2nd Roundtable for Entrepreneurship
 Education Asia, 6-8 July 2005, Beijing, China


APRU Enterprise Presentation, 050322, Slide 6
                       APRU Business Plan Competition:
                         Extra Chapter Challenge (1)
An APRU competition for commercialising
 student research
Objectives:
      Encourage Masters and Doctoral students to write
       an “extra chapter” in their dissertations on
       commercializing their research output
      Possibility of including this competition as part of
       APRU Doctoral Students Conference
Coordinator: Tim Hurst, University of Sydney
APRU Enterprise Presentation, 050322, Slide 7
                       APRU Business Plan Competition:
                         Extra Chapter Challenge (2)
Action items:
      Each university to provide one or two awards
       which includes the following:
           stipend for 3-6 months to complete “extra chapter”
           travel support to participate in Extra Chapter Challenge
            to be held during APRU Doctoral Student Conference
           host university to provide prizes



APRU Enterprise Presentation, 050322, Slide 8
                       Global Start-up Competition (1)

   Winners of various national and regional business competitions invited
    to compete.
   1st Global Startup, 27-28 Oct 03, Singapore, organized by NUS and
    INSEAD
         16 teams from Asia, Europe and North America
         Winners (US$20,000): UC Berkeley, Runners-up: London Business School
          and NUS
   2nd Global Startup, 11-12 Oct 04, Singapore, organized by NUS and
    INSEAD
         20 teams from Asia, Europe and North America
         Winners (US$20,000): Stanford; Runners-up: Wharton and UC Berkeley
   3rd Global Startup, Oct 05, Stanford, organized by Stanford, NUS and
    INSEAD
APRU Enterprise Presentation, 050322, Slide 9
                       Global Start-up Competition (2)

    Propose that winners of various Business Plan
     competitions at APRU universities compete at
     Global Startup Competition
    APRU Enterprise could be a co-organizer of this
     competition with INSEAD and members could take
     turns to host the competition
    Member universities to provide financial support for
     their winning teams to participate in the
     competition annually
APRU Enterprise Presentation, 050322, Slide 10
                      APRU Enterprise Web Portal

 Objectives:
       To create a resource centre for information relating to technology
        transfer and commercialization among APRU universities e.g.
        technologies available for licensing, spin-off companies, etc;
       To serve as a online platform for APRU member universities to share
        and discuss new initiatives, best practices and research initiatives,
        with opportunities for collaboration.
 Working committee to be formed and concrete plan to be
  worked out
 Coordinator: NUS


APRU Enterprise Presentation, 050322, Slide 11
                          2nd Roundtable for Entrepreneurship
                       Education Asia, 6-8 July 2005, Beijing, China


 Objective:
       Designed to gather Business, Science and Engineering faculty from
        leading universities with the goal of accelerating entrepreneurship
        education for scientists and engineers;
       Successful Inaugural Roundtable for Entrepreneurship Education Asia
        held in Singapore, 28-30 July 2004, led by NUS, Stanford U and UC
        Berkeley.
 APRU Enterprise will continue to support by endorsing
  the event
 Led by Stanford, Tsinghua and NUS


APRU Enterprise Presentation, 050322, Slide 12