Azatuhi Ayrikyan is with the Technology Development Office at Boston University as an Analyst and is completing a Masters degree in Materials Engineering. Azatuhi has extensive experience as an IP consultant for businesses in emerging markets. She studied biology at Barnard College and Columbia University. (

Technology Entrepreneurship for Emerging Markets – An Ecosystem Approach

Technology Entrepreneurship (TE) offers unique development opportunities for societies to educate and grow local talent, build diversity and long term economic health. GATE –Global Accelerators of Technology Entrepreneurship – is an initiative to support TE in emerging economies by leveraging the entrepreneurial ecosystems and international networks centered at US research universities.