Akron Ascent CEO Receives National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Award

Pictured with his award, Akron Ascent Innovations' CEO and President, Dr. Barry Rosenbaum, was recognized for his impact on entrepreneurship and innovation in higher education at the Deshpande Symposium on June 15.

Pictured with his award, Akron Ascent Innovations' CEO and President, Dr. Barry Rosenbaum, was recognized for his impact on entrepreneurship and innovation in higher education at the Deshpande Symposium on June 15.

June 15, 2017, Lowell, MA

Dr. Barry Rosenbaum, CEO and President of Akron Ascent Innovations and senior fellow at the University of Akron Research Foundation, received an award for advancing entrepreneurship in higher education at the 6th Annual Deshpande Symposium in Lowell, MA. The Outstanding Contributions to Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Higher Education award recognizes an individual who demonstrates extraordinary achievements, service and/or contributions to advancing the field of entrepreneurship.

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About Akron Ascent Innovations

Akron Ascent Innovations is a start-up company based in Akron, OH that has developed a revolutionary new type of ultra-low tack, removable adhesives material made from nanofibers. This new class of materials is able to achieve a strong, but easily removable, bond between surfaces through nanoscale interactions. This approach to adhesion was inspired by nature and is widely used in the animal kingdom, including beetles, geckos, and spider webs. AAI’s platform approach to dry adhesion can be used for a range of applications.