I&E Resources

…Contact: James Melton Managing Director, Carolina Research Ventures Fund jmelton@crvfund.com Carolina Angel Network The Carolina Angel Network (CAN) is the only official angel investor network for startups and ventures associated…

1789 Student Venture Fund

…by additional resources that include entrepreneurial mentors, professional service providers, networking opportunities, and other tools and activities. Jim Kitchen, the founder of 1789, is working with Innovate Carolina to bring…

2019 Faculty Entrepreneurs Workshop – Agenda

Home Agenda Instructors Faculty FAQ Menu Home Agenda Instructors Faculty FAQ 2020 CHANCELLOR’S FACULTY INNOVATION WORKSHOP 2020 Agenda The Entrepreneurial Mindset: Maximizing Faculty Impact Summer 2020: Online Workshops Series All…

Funding Landscape Series

Campus-to-Company Series Faculty Startups Navigate North Carolina’s Funding Landscape Let’s say you’re a faculty member at a university in North Carolina, and you want to launch a startup. How…

About Us

Team Vision, Mission, Values Brand Strategy Networks Reports…

Policy & Governance Programs

Honors Seminar in DC The semester-long program offers students first-hand engagement with the actors and organizations that influence domestic and global affairs in Washington, D.C. It aims to expose…

Campus Programs

Social Entrepreneurship Creating social change through the founding of new organizations such as social enterprises, non-profits or for profit companies and entrepreneurship Community Engagement Creating social change through volunteerism,…

ACCelerate Festival

…to target medicines to tumors or micro-needles for painless transfer of medicine via the skin. Exhibit: Simulations and Machine Learning in Pharmacy –The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy’s use of…

Mucommune​ and Inhalon Biopharma

01.16.20 Trapping what ails you UNC-Chapel Hill pharmacy professor Sam Lai’s startup companies use muco-trapping antibody tech to fight infections and enable non-hormonal contraception By Shellie Edge, Photography by Sarah…

Venture Catalyst Program

…extension of the Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network, which was launched in the Triangle Region of North Carolina in 2011 with a gift from The Blackstone Charitable Foundation. The network’s mission is…

Innovators: Liz Chen and Cristina Leos

…want Real Talk to become the app teens turn to share relatable content (i.e. stories) and access trusted online resources to improve their health and well-being. How are you taking…

Robert Blouin

…the school’s Bryson Distinguished Professor. During his tenure as dean, the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy was recognized as one of the premier pharmacy programs in the world as evidenced…

Assure Technologies

…associate dean for global engagement and a clinical associate professor at the Eshelman School of Pharmacy. “If you are able to consistently measure accurate doses for even the smallest neonates,…

Innovation Strategy

…mindset and skillset and turn ideas into practical innovations. Innovate Carolina leads the network of students, faculty and staff as they work together to tackle the most challenging problems in…

Net Neutrality Forum

What: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will be soon be issuing rules that the FCC says are designed to “preserve the open internet,” commonly called “net neutrality.” More than 3.5…

Innovation Showcase

…an opportunity for networking with startup ventures, while highlighting key programs in the Innovate Carolina Network, as well as the many ventures that receive their support. “The Showcase is a…

Entrepreneurship Consulting Internships

UNC interns experience virtual startup summer 06.01.20 New online internship program launched by UNC innovation and entrepreneurship leaders connects students with startups to solve complex problems By Shellie Edge, Innovate…

Signature Events

…Carolina Network Forums Each month during the academic year, Innovate Carolina hosts a forum for UNC’s on-campus network of innovators and entrepreneurs. These events bring the most effective strategies and…

InVenture Prize Teams

…a dorm room three years ago. How could utilizing online-giving platforms provide a better Christmas for needy kids? “Our big hypothesis is that giving feels better than receiving,” Carolina senior…