IC² Institute Hosts Solutions-oriented Conference, “The Future of Health Equity”
IC2 Conference: The Future of Health Equity
S. Craig Watkins Appointed IC² Director
Congratulations and welcome from the university and IC² team!
Faculty Research Program Final Reports
Read how COVID-19 adversely affected Afro-Brazilian entrepreneurs, how machine learning can help to identify and support resiliency and see a blueprint for economic development strategy in rural Texas among the final reports from our first sponsored faculty research cohort.
New BBR Report on Dell Med Innovation Impacts
The Bureau has released a new study, “Dell Medical School Impact on Innovation: Biomedical and Life Sciences”
Toward a Well-being Economy: How IC2 is working to advance equity in social, economic & health systems
Leveraging research and creating programs that promote a well-being economy with shared economic prosperity, resiliency, sustainability and a growth model that is equitable from the outset.
IC² Conference: The Future of Health Equity
Scholars, practitioners and funders come together to brainstorm a new vision for health equity.
Director’s Welcome Statement
Dr. S Craig Watkins is leading the institute into the future by crafting a new strategic direction, one that we call, “Towards a Well-Being Economy.”
Bureau of Business Research
BBR provides communities & policymakers with evidence-based socio-economic research for a stronger and more resilient Texas.
Anchor Institutions in the Permian Basin
In partnership with IC² and the LBJ School of Public Affairs, our graduate student team worked with The University of Texas Permian Basin (UTPB) to develop targeted economic development strategies to drive UTPB’s engagement in the Permian Basin region. Through...
Entrepreneurship in the Oil Patch: Retaining Young Talent in the Permian Basin
Entrepreneurship in the crude oil and natural gas industries is by no means a new subject. In fact, people have been developing methods to profit off these resources for nearly two centuries. Even with the prevalence of alternative sources of energy (solar,...
Tackling Pandemics: Afro-Brazilian Entrepreneurs and COVID-19
How did COVID-19 adversely affect Afro-Brazilian entrepreneurs? This study investigated two aspects of their experience: their access to business credit, and whether they were able to work remotely during the first months of the pandemic in 2020. The research employed...
IC2 welcomes Chris May to Advisory Board
The IC2 Institute announces the appointment of new Advisory Board Member Chris May. Chris serves as the Offering Leader for Forensic & Financial Crime (F&FC) at Deloitte. He has helped build a more proactive practice while continuing to balance the need to...
Dell Medical School Making an Impact on Biomedical & Life Sciences Sector
Since its launch in 2014, Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin is already having a higher-than-expected impact on the regional health innovation and life sciences sector – from new research and inventions to catalyzing UT campus...
IC2 Institute launches new research initiative to advance the well-being economy
Two faculty-led projects that exemplify a commitment to “innovating well-being” have been awarded seed funding by the IC2 Institute, a “think-and-do tank” at The University of Texas at Austin. Joel Adler, M.D., MPH, assistant professor of surgery and...