Innovation

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At a Glance

Columbia innovators are stewards in every industry.

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Innovation Hubs

Check out where innovation is occurring.

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University Resources

Find what you need for your big idea.

Think Like an Innovator

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Design Studio

Approach your coursework, career, and personal goals thoughtfully and creatively.

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Entrepreneurship Curriculum

Learn from thought leaders and work with fellow-change makers.

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Events

Keep up with what's happening in innovation and entrepreneurship.

Get Your Idea Funded

Brown Institute for Media Innovation

Grants supporting new endeavors in media innovation.

Tamer Fund for Social Ventures

Seed grants to Columbia affiliated social and environmental ventures

Lang Entrepreneurship Fund

Early stage investing to qualifying student business initiatives

cFund Ignition Grants

Support for initial stages of early student venture development.

Columbia Entrepreneurship Innovation Grant

Funding for novel products and unique business models.

Fast Pitch

Columbia Engineering's annual elevator pitch competition. 

Columbia Venture Competition

Win funding by competing in four challenges against other entrepreneurs.

Develop and Launch Your Idea

Columbia Startup Lab

A co-working space that provides programming and builds a community of alumni entrepreneurs

Lab to Market Accelerator Network

Support for medical technologies, clean technology and energy, digital media, therapeutics, and more

Columbia Maker Space

A workshop with a wide variety of tools to help users create the next big thing

Metaprop Accelerator @ Columbia

Providing financing, networking, and resources for PropTech initiatives

Protect Your IP

Help with licensing of bio, IT, clean tech, devices, big data, nanotechnology, materials science, and more  

Collaboratory at Columbia University
Collaboratory

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Enabling faculty to create innovative, interdisciplinary coursework

Columbia Venture Community
Columbia Venture Community

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A private network of nearly 5,000 Columbia alumni, students, and employees who are interested in all aspects of entrepreneurship

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Licensing Columbia Tech

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See what Columbia Technologies are available for licensing.