New York Institute of Technology, New York, United States
Instituto Tecnológico de las Americas, Dominican Republic
Innovation Across Borders
The New York Institute of Technology and Instituto Tecnológico de las Americas will create a study abroad program wherein student collaboration will be structured around joint design challenges completed by students at both institutions. The program will challenge students to become entrepreneurs and allow them to gain skills to work as members of multicultural teams, while learning to collaborate across cultures and compete in global markets. The joint projects will accelerate students’ commercial and social ventures and motivate them to develop specific action plans to carry out upon return to their home countries. Through the program, students will also build networks, linkages and lasting partnerships to attract investments and support for their entrepreneurial ventures.