The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation offers students from the Merrick School of Business, School of Law, the College of Arts and Science, and the College of Public Affairs a range of programs that inspire imagination, provide structure, and invite critical thought to the discovery and creation of venture concepts.
All students with a venture idea or an interest in enterprise development are encouraged to take advantage of the various programs.
Our academic programs in entrepreneurship, innovation management and technology commercialization prepare students to compete on an international level, whether they choose to start a business, join a team of entrepreneurs, or create value within a multi-national firm.
The coaching program offers both one-on-one and team coaching, networking events, professional development, workshops, resource connections, roundtables, internships and apprenticeships.
The competition program features a series of venture pitches where students and student teams compete throughout the year for cash prizes.The Ratcliffe Fellows Program is an academically rigorous undergraduate program offered by the Merrick School of Business, and is a model for business schools seeking to expose their entrepreneurial students to more real-world business experiences.