Powering Invention, Igniting Progress

The Office of Innovation & Entrepreneurship inspires, educates and enables others to make an impact on society, improve the regional economy and transform their own careers.  The office is composed of four units: The Innovation Institute, the Office of Industry and Economic Partnerships, the Big Idea Center for student innovation, and the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence. Links to the websites for each unit are below.

Innovation Institute

Intellectual property management; technology licensing and startup formation; commercialization education, mentoring and funding


Big Idea Center

Student innovation and entrepreneurship


Office of Industry & Economic Partnerships

Industry engagement and economic development

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Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence

Regional small business education, consulting and networking

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