General Electric EdgeLab

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FoundedNovember 2000 in Stamford, CT
HeadquartersStamford, Connecticut, United States
Number of employees
4 (2008)

edgelab (typically expressed with a leading lowercase "e") is an applied academic research lab, established in 2000 as a partnership between General Electric and the University of Connecticut.[1][2]

edgelab approaches GE Businesses three times per year, identifying key strategic initiatives for program execution. 15 projects are selected each year (five per semester) and students, faculty, and on-site GE staff work on these projects full-time for the 13-week session.

The edgelab program was discontinued in Spring 2011. The School of Business and General Electric have announced their plans to continue the relationship by creating a new joint venture.[1][3][4]


  1. ^ a b "GE/UConn edgelab : University of Connecticut School of Business". 2010-04-15. Archived from the original on 2013-12-17. Retrieved 2014-01-31.
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-21. Retrieved 2011-01-05.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "GE pulls plug on UConn edgelab". Retrieved 2014-01-31.
  4. ^ "UConn's Celebrated Program With GE Will End, And Professors Doubt The Public Explanation - Hartford Courant". 2011-03-28. Retrieved 2014-01-31.