Through lectures, assigned readings, and hands-on, activities, students learn about the parallel and, synergistic processes of scientific discovery and, engineering innovation. Open-ended projects give, students experience in mutualistic teaming,, technology transfer, product development, and, marketing, as well as opportunities to learn and, apply methods inherent in effectual, entrepreneurial activities. Team-based laboratory, projects focus on the process of technology, transfer (utilizing scientific research in, commercial product development).