Workroom FashionMash

…Journalism School the chance to work directly with fashion and lifestyle brands to envision new ideas. As a student, you’ll work with clients to move beyond the page or screen…

Carolina Challenge Pitch Party

…the Carolina Challenge is run by a student committee and gives you and other competitors the chance to win seed funding for your early-stage ideas. The Pitch Party is a…

Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars

…in this program, you will participate in sessions in community settings to learn from other Carolina faculty and your community partners. While developing individual projects, your class of scholars will…

Robert E. Bryan Fellowship

…creating an entrepreneurial project that addresses a community issue or need. As a fellowship recipient, you will enroll in a one-credit service-learning course in the UNC Department of Public Policy….

Deloitte National Case Competition

…will be pitted against others to test your critical thinking, business knowledge and strategic problem-solving potential through case simulation. You’ll have the opportunity to build personal and professional relationships with…

Carolina Women in Business Conference

…faculty and staff, alumni, and members of the surrounding community. The conference gives you the opportunity to engage with experts on career development and explore a variety of topics like…

Crash Campaign

…a student participant, you have 24 hours to devise and present a solution to a panel of judges from the UNC School of Media and Journalism as well as from…

ACC inVenture Prize at UNC

you’re chosen to represent Carolina and participate in the two rounds of competition, judges will evaluate your team on its quality of idea, business model, entrepreneurship and probability of success….

Features

…helps the community Let’s say you’re a faculty member at a university in North Carolina, and you want to launch a startup. How can you get the early funding you

Innovation Showcase – Presentations

…more convenient mother-newborn rooming-in by developing a new infant bassinet Cseda A product that improves professional team interactions by shuffling participants into randomized combinations for casual meetings EmpowerRT Improving cancer…

Podcast

…Impact With Susan Otten, founder, Indie Do Good The more profit you make, the more good you can do. And the more good you do, the more profit you can

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…

Seminar Series

Carolina Innovations Seminar Series Immerse yourself in the now and next Where can you find the latest insights on transformative discoveries, inventions, technologies and therapies?  What lessons can you learn…

Network Forums

…about people, programs, tools and technologies from across the campus I&E network. After the forum, you’ll walk away with valuable insights that you can add to your own innovation toolkit…

Q&A: Expert Prototypers

…get started. You have a great idea – a really great one. You’ve done your research, spoken with peers, colleagues and potential customers, and now you’re ready to create a…

E(I) Lab

Where can I find examples of past E(I) Lab problem statements? You can download past problem statements from the links below: 2016-17 Problem Statements For Participants Is the E(I) Lab…

Q&A: Successful Prototypers

…product. But where do you start? Can you create a prototype on campus? When is the best time to create a prototype? Innovate Carolina supports many students, faculty and alumni…

Dreamers-Who-Do

your event, share what you learned at your conference or attend an event the donor who makes Dreamers Who Do possible. Expectations will be made when your application is processed….

Student Impact Guide Home Page

…(I&E) network. It doesn’t matter what your major is or if you’ve ever considered yourself an innovator or entrepreneur. At UNC, innovation and entrepreneurship are for anyone who wants to…

Free Resources

You can view the full schedule. You can learn more about the App Lab. Are you a student interested in participating in the App Lab and learning web and mobile…

Ask an Innovator

…ideas and ventures and can benefit from your expertise. By participating, you become one of our network advisors and can help Tar Heels right from your email. Once one of…

Venture Catalyst Program

…members, highly successful serial entrepreneurs, investors and leaders in private industry. By networking and establishing connections with these individuals, you will can position yourself for potential jobs and receive invaluable…

Innovation Showcase

your inventive thinking. And finding new insights to help push your ideas forward, faster. When you attend the Innovation Showcase hosted by Innovate Carolina, you meet the most enterprising innovators…

Face Mask Primer

…hole in your mask for your straw so you can drink? Think again—that is analogous to drilling a basketball-sized hole in your tub and trying to fill it up with…

CaRE-Vent

…Dayton. “You’re presented with a problem, you talk about ways to solve it, you come up with prototypes, you test your prototypes, and you move your design forward.” For Lee,…

Innovate Carolina Global Network

…story to tell about your professional experiences – sage advice, lessons learned, helpful how-to’s – please send us your news. We’ll connect with you about how we can communicate it…