Community Engagement Fellowship

…innovative, sustainable approaches to complex social needs and that have an academic connection. The fellowships run from March to October, and fellows primarily work during the summer to implement their…

Baylor Business New Venture Competition

The Baylor New Venture Competition event is a two-day, dual-round business plan and speed pitch competition that promotes entrepreneurship and small business development. If you’re an undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate…

TEDxUNC

TEDxUNC is an annual conference held at UNC-Chapel Hill that brings together innovative thinkers from across the University and larger community. If you’re interested in exploring ideas for our collective future, this…

BeAM Makerspaces

UNC Be a Maker (BeAM) is a network of makerspaces where the UNC-Chapel Hill community comes together to design and make physical objects for education, research and entrepreneurship. You can

Carolina Union Communications and Creative Services

Carolina Union Communications and Creative Services helps UNC-Chapel Hill students, faculty and staff create targeted communications about their organizations. If you’d like to market your department or group, you can

American Underground

…which offers you unique access to Google and its products. Plus, with one location in Raleigh and three locations in downtown Durham, you can choose from the spot that works…

UNC Reese Innovation Lab

The Reese Innovation Lab works to create and share novel and immersive storytelling experiences that engage audiences by leveraging new technologies such as artificial intelligence, virtual and augmented reality with…

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…

Launch Chapel Hill Startup Accelerator

Launch Chapel Hill is an international award-winning startup accelerator and co-working space located in downtown Chapel Hill that is managed by Innovate Carolina. It was created in 2013 through a…

Invest for Impact Competition

…develop new investment mechanisms that are more appropriate for impact focused companies. Invest for Impact is designed to focus on 3 key issues: assessing impact, financing impact, and measuring impact….

Crash Campaign

The Crash Campaign is an annual event for students to gain real-world experience, develop professional connections and help local businesses and non-profits with various PR, marketing and business problems. As…

Resources for Minority and Female Entrepreneurs

A wide variety of socially driven organizations and minority- and female-led ventures make a tremendous social and economic impact in communities across the region, state, country and globe. Innovate Carolina…

SOCAP 365 Event Series

…365 serves the rapidly growing network of impact investors, social entrepreneurs, conscious corporations, philanthropists, government agencies and innovators in every sector. Whether you’re a long-time SOCAP attendee or relatively new…

Investors’ Circle

Investors’ Circle (IC) is the largest and most active early-stage impact investing network. Together with hundreds of angels, venture capitalists, foundations and family offices, IC has propelled over $200 million…

Web Summit ALPHA

Each week, the Web Summit selects early-stage startups from around the world to exhibit as part of ALPHA. If selected for ALPHA, you’ll get an exhibition stand, three tickets, an…

HackNC

…trends in computer science and technology. If you’re an undergraduate student interested in taking a leadership role with the conference, HackNC welcomes you to get involved on its organizing committee….

Technology Development Grants

The UNC Office of Technology Commercialization offers technology development grants to help faculty and researchers develop unlicensed UNC technologies and move them to commercially relevant endpoints. Successful projects create technologies…

Innovation Showcase – Presentations

…implantation Advanced Chemotherapy Technologies, Inc. Developing implantable devices to infuse chemotherapy drugs directly into affected organs Bedrock Therapeutics Single-dose gene therapies for intra- and extra-ocular inflammation Human Health X-Squared Health…

Features

the innovation journeys of faculty researchers, student entrepreneurs and innovative alumni as they’ve put their ideas into action on campus, across the state and around the world. Although it’s impossible…

Podcast

Podcast Series: On the Heels of Innovation POWERED BY THE UNC ENTREPRENEURS GENOME PROJECT How is it that some people are successful in pushing their ideas further and faster than…

E(I) Lab

…of the inventors and own the IP, and a portion of the revenue from licensing of the IP will be returned to the inventors. Inventors, whether they are affiliated with…

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…

Biomedical engineering COVID-19 response

…we don’t forget that, maybe in the future we can put more resources and thought about how we develop the next vaccine against the next pandemic.” Innovating in the classroom…

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…

2019 Faculty Entrepreneurs Workshop – Faculty Participants

the 2018 workshop. Follow Us Facebook Twitter Linkedin #UNCFacultyWorkshop Contact Us Michelle Bolas michelle.bolas@unc.edu Office of the Vice Chancellor for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development109 Church StreetChapel Hill, NC 27516919.966.3929innovate@unc.edu…

CaRE-Vent

…as to how it’s brought out the best in every member of the team. The communication, collaboration and the speed at which it’s happening is something I would not have…

UNC Map the System Winner Finals

…broadly, how issues can’t be studied from a polarized or isolated viewpoint.” As the team investigated the interactions between the hog industry, the environment and the communities involved, a complex…

Q&A: Expert Prototypers

…that they can passionately invest in personally creating the prototype, the less money they will need. The best innovators will tirelessly learn new tools, techniques, etc. so they can push…