2019 Faculty Entrepreneurship Workshop

…An innovation masterclass for faculty innovators Join us at the 12th-annual Chancellor’s Faculty Innovation Workshop hosted by Innovate Carolina. This invitation-only event is open to a select group of UNC-Chapel…

Q&A: Expert Prototypers

…that’s worth continuing to pursue (go/no go decision). For investors, the proof-of-concept prototype is essential to de-risking the idea and showing that our idea can be translated into reality, which…

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…

Q&A: Successful Prototypers

…decision). For investors, the proof-of-concept prototype is essential to de-risking the idea and showing that our idea can be translated into reality, which is essential for attracting funding. Other prototypes…

2019 Carolina Challenge Makeathon

…week to build an informed knowledge of who my consumer is and what we’re going to do…It’s important to be in this community of people with different ideas to be…

2019 Faculty Entrepreneurs Workshop – Agenda

…design process is Implementation. In addition to finding solutions that are desirable, it is equally important that solutions are feasible and viable. That being said, we need to test and…

Free Resources

…a final photo that can be used as marketing collateral. Proto.io Proto.io is an interactive prototyping tool for turning your wireframes and mobile mockups into interactive prototypes, filled with rich…

Assure Technologies

to identify certain technologies that we could implement to help improve patient care with chemotherapy dosing at UNC Medical Center.”Eckel’s team quickly discovered there were no technologies used in hospitals…

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 &…

Fund Your Idea

…around them in order to create positive social change. University Innovation Fellowship The Fellowship in University Innovation is specifically for individuals interested in transforming the role of higher education. As…

The Looma Project

…UNC), a new ventures course that helps students, faculty, staff and alumni develop a business idea or scientific innovation into a high-growth company. “I went to Randy and told him…

Snapshot: Faculty Entrepreneurship Workshop 2019

…expert instructors. The goal? Introduce faculty to a human-centered design approach they can use to create innovative solutions to the issues they’re passionate about. Yue Wang, assistant professor at the…

Social Entrepreneurship Programs

…speakers that help Carolina students learn what it means to be innovators and entrepreneurs and gives them opportunities to put those insights into practice. Learn More Women’s Innovation Council The…

Carolina Challenge Pitch Party 2019

…device they invented will help farmers in India double their income?The only thing more impressive than the multitude of bold student ideas on display at the Carolina Challenge Pitch Party…

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…

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. ….

A look ahead

…the most from your innovative potential? You may have an idea with incredible promise, but how do you put your novel notion into action? Going from idea to innovation isn’t…

Biomedical engineering COVID-19 response

…as a key to why it’s been heavily involved in working as a part of Lewis’ taskforce to find solutions to a wide variety of pandemic-response issues. “Let’s face it,…

Face Mask Primer

…you breathe in, your lungs generate a negative pressure to draw air into your body. If you cover your nose and mouth with material, it increases breathing resistance because it…

1789 Student Venture Fund

to purchase equipment that is essential to its media business, including a camera, lenses, a microphone, tripod and recorder. Veera Veera is establishing distribution networks to help farmers in rural…

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

…health care innovations Learn More Carolina Angel Network Receive an investment from accredited investors who’ve joined the Carolina Angel Network – the only official angel investor network for startups and…

Innovator Insights

…Carolina, where she has served as director since 2016. Innovate Carolina is the University-wide initiative for innovation and entrepreneurship that helps move a greater number of valuable ideas into the…

Explore training and workshops

…event hosted by Innovate Carolina. Present your idea, connect with investors and discover other top innovations. Showcase your idea at UNC’s premier annual innovation event Learn More Thorp Faculty Engaged…

Courses and learning experiences

top innovations. Showcase your idea at UNC’s premier annual innovation event Learn More ACC InVenture Prize Represent UNC as the top student innovation team in a best-of-the-best competition among ACC…

Child Care for Health Care Workers

…impressed by people on the taskforce volunteering and working together to find tangible solutions that can help employees in the UNC Health system and beyond. “I’m confident that we can

EternaTear

…Shellie Edge, Innovate Carolina Why Innnovators Care Carolina Angel Network is a group of accredited investors who work to provide funding to UNC-affiliated startups like EternaTear $11.9 million in Carolina…