EternaTear

…And since being founded in November 2016 through April 2020, it’s attracted nearly 200 member investors who have invested $11.9 million in 19 companies, including EternaTear. “The Carolina Angel Network…

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

…your vision, get it in front of people and draw out their impressions. Having a digital prototype makes it easy to iterate and refine your idea in response to feedback….

First aid kits for first-year students

…Kate Leo with a first-aid kit “I realized the impact I can have on a community,” says Tuckman. “I’m a bio-statistics major, and many in my major go into pharmaceuticals…

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…

2018 Faculty Entrepreneurs Workshop – Faculty Participants

…research program advances knowledge of inflammation as a potential biological pathway linking environmental pollutant exposure and psychosocial factors to cardiovascular disease in American Indian women. Her research program is designed…

2019 Carolina Challenge Makeathon

…culprits for cluttering closets before they stack up in landfills. “Our idea is that if you’re going to wear your shoes into the ground, turn them into dirt when you’re…

2019 Faculty Entrepreneurs Workshop – Agenda

…The first phase of IDEO.org’s human-centered design process is Inspiration. While many of us tend to start problem solving once problems or challenges are already defined, it is important for…

The Looma Project

…support from experienced alumni who are members of the network, whether it be through networking, access to business contacts or board member advisors. CAN is the only official angel investor…

Free Resources

…social networks. Insightly Insightly is a simple-to-use, yet powerful CRM system for small businesses. It features integrations to G Suite, Office 365, MailChimp, and major social media sites. Intercom Intercom…

Assure Technologies

…even smaller, trust in health care providers to deliver accurate measurement of medication doses is especially important.One University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill startup is giving patients peace 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 &…

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…

Snapshot: Faculty Entrepreneurship Workshop 2019

…idea: Develop an innovative 3D-printed intravaginal ring as a platform technology for women’s health indications Her workshop insight: “The workshop allowed the time to think and ideate with other faculty…

Social Entrepreneurship Programs

…a professional master’s degree program for students pursuing careers in the educational technology industry. The program features coursework customized to your interests and an internship with an innovative company in…

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…

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…

Student Startup Resources

…Learn More 1789 HUB Join this co-working space and entrepreneurial community on Franklin Street to network with other student innovators and take your idea to the next level. Find mentors,…

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…

Our Brand

…express it in your work. By being intentional in how we apply our logos, colors, typefaces, icons, illustrations, photography and voice, we create a consistent experience and provide more meaningful…

Biomedical engineering COVID-19 response

…issue of finding an effective COVID-19 vaccine. Biomedical engineering professor David Zaharoff is putting his expertise in cancer immunotherapy to work on this critical problem in a way that other…

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…

Enfuego Therapeutics

…therapy 1 Cancer survior using his skills and knowledge to create an innovative breakthrough in cancer treatment With more than 1.5 million people in the U.S. diagnosed with cancer in…

Launch your venture

…Determine if your idea is market ready with the help of Innovate Carolina’s research services team. Services include patent landscaping, market and funding research, technical assistance and trainings. Research and…