Innovation Showcase

…innovation to the edge and making an impact requires more than waiting on an idea to percolate in isolation. It requires coming together with a community of other innovators. Sharing…

Network Forums

…Chancellor Judith Cone at this month’s Innovate Carolina Network Forum to brainstorm together how the Innovate Carolina Network of partners can work to make sure these two core strategies are…

Dreamers-Who-Do

…action, Innovate Carolina invites you to apply for the award. It’s an opportunity to receive funding to pursue your idea as part of a project that helps to solve a…

Snapshot: Faculty Entrepreneurship Workshop 2019

Todd Jensen Assistant Professor, School of Social Work Todd’s idea: Work with the U.S. Air Force to develop and implement an assessment tool that will highlight areas of strength and…

Social Entrepreneurship Programs

…UNC, powered by Innovate Carolina. Designed for collaboration, 1789 offers co-working space where students, entrepreneurs, their teams, faculty, mentors, and clubs all come together to push beyond the edge of…

Student Spaces and Tech

Student Resource Guide Funding Startup Resources Workspaces & Tech Courses & Learning Experiences Menu Student Resource Guide Funding Startup Resources Workspaces & Tech Courses & Learning Experiences Workspaces &…

Innovate Now

…they’re available to connect with you virtually – to introduce themselves and see how they can help you wherever you are. During each session, you’ll get to meet three 1789…

Carolina Challenge Pitch Party 2019

…doula care to its community. Vector Rideshare (1st Place, Late-Stage Non-Social): The first university networked carpooling application that uses a mobile app to connect students and faculty traveling to similar…

Student Startup Resources

…space and entrepreneurial community on Franklin Street to network with other student innovators and take your idea to the next level. Find mentors, funding and space to launch your startup…

E(I) Lab

to reduce the barriers to successful innovation to only the imagination and drive of the program participants. The top teams, in addition to monetary prizes, will also be able to

A look ahead

…latest resources, strategies and tools for pushing your innovative idea to the edge. We’ve created a list of helpful links to get you started on your information search: Web innovate.unc.edu:…

Launch your venture

…Learn More Office of Technology Commercialization Partner with this office to bring IP-based technologies to market and innovations to scale. Work with IP experts on inventions, patents, licenses and startups…

Get Funding

to develop technologies created at UNC for commercial use and licensing. Apply for grants to develop market-ready technologies Learn More C. Felix Harvey Award Apply to receive $75,000 in funding…

Courses and learning experiences

…UNC Course Sign up for this class at Kenan-Flagler Business School, where you’ll team with faculty, students and staff to launch a high-growth company. Take a course to launch a…

Explore training and workshops

…Contact Learn More Faculty Innovation Workshop Work with faculty peers and industry experts to hone your innovation skills. Take what you learn to launch programs, technologies or ventures. Practice the…

Spaces and Tech

…Resources Contact Learn More Be a Maker (BEAM) Network Visit one of four on-campus makerspaces, where you can design physical object, make prototypes and incorporate making into your curriculum. ….

Our Brand

What does the Innovate Carolina brand mean to you? The Innovate Carolina brand is about moving the world forward with answers to today’s most pressing problems. That movement begins with…

2019 Innovation Rewind

…as a carbon sink, preserving organic matter as thick soil. As the planet warms, what will happen to all that carbon? This past summer, Carolina undergraduates traveled to Ecuador to

Innovator Insights

…Hill student and co-founder and CEO of the company, to push in vivo imaging to the edge. The company’s technology helps researchers get better drugs to market, faster – with…

Faculty Entrepreneurship Education

…would encourage other faculty to participate for many reasons: the rare opportunity to network with experts across disciplines; the chance to pitch your project ideas to seasoned coaches and receive…

Student Funding

…More 1789 Venture Fund Apply for the seed funding you need to ideate, create ventures and move startups from concept to reality. Get funding to build your commercial or social…

Videos

Innovation Made Fundamental Where innovators thrive Combating global warming with seaweed Mark your mark at BeAM The Helping Hand Project Innovate for All Innovation Showcase 2018 Carmichael Hall Makerspace Watchdog…

First aid kits for first-year students

…experience really led me to where I am today with public health,” says Leo. “Health policy management is at the intersection of health and business, which is where our first-aid…

QUVI

to dishwashers or any of the tools needed to properly sanitize. Our goal is to help solve this issue by making water bottle sanitization more accessible to people all across…

Enfuego Therapeutics

…possibility of this being a good treatment for cancer. I realized if other drug companies weren’t going to try to license it and take it to people, then it’s either…

2018 UNC Innovation Showcase Preview

to to transform billboards into products that help the homeless; an app that helps parents encourage generosity in their children; and a technology that helps students learn chemistry essentials faster…