Accelerating Innovation through Collaboration



Dr. Caralynn Nowinski Collens, Chief Executive Officer, UI LABS


Accelerating Innovation through Collaboration


Digital tools are disrupting every industry, and how companies decide to work together to use these tools will separate the winners and the losers.  Collaborative approaches among innovators, executives, end-users, customers, suppliers, and more are essential to solve the world's biggest problems - but this is easier said than done.  Explore how organizations are leveraging advanced technologies to transform their industries through collaboration.


Caralynn Nowinski Collens, M.D., serves as the Chief Executive Officer of UI LABS, a first-of-its-kind innovation accelerator designed to transform entire industries through collaboration. UI LABS solves large-scale challenges by bringing University + Industry together with startups and government to accelerate the deployment of emerging digital technologies, currently focused on digital manufacturing and smart city infrastructure. Drawing from her past experiences as an entrepreneur, researcher, and venture capitalist, Caralynn offers a unique perspective to UI LABS’ efforts to foster innovation, encourage collaboration, and drive economic growth.