Innovation

 

From classrooms to labs to startup spaces, Columbians are taking their deep understanding of the world around them and creating the world of tomorrow.

Innovation News at Columbia

Using Behavioral Science to Encourage Smarter Climate Choices

The Sustainability And Behavior Laboratory is using effective strategies to tilt consumers toward pro-climate decisions.

Columbia Student Start-Ups Make Their Pitch for Health

Fast Pitch, a Columbia Mailman-hosted competition open to budding student entrepreneurs across the university, gives students the chance to compete for the $5,000 Asha Saxena Prize for Entrepreneurship.

 

 

A Student's Company Uses Board Games to Tackle Climate Change

Jiangnan Shen, who co-founded a company that is exploring new ways to teach sustainable development, tells us about the company’s games and how they can contribute to climate action.

Meet the 2022-2023 Cohort of the Columbia Startup Lab

This year, there are 59 startups founded by alumni entrepreneurs who hail from 8 of Columbia’s undergraduate and graduate schools, including Barnard and Teachers College. 

Innovation Is Happening Across Columbia University

A lab at Columbia's Engineering School
Engineering Entrepreneurship at Columbia's Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science
Entrepreneurship at the Engineering School

promotes innovation and entrepreneurship among faculty, researchers, and students at the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science. 

The Columbia Startup Lab
The Columbia Startup Lab
Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Design

is a central location for information about the entrepreneurship ecosystem across the university and is home to the Columbia Startup Lab.

Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research

is one of over 50 medical research institutions across the nation that work together to speed the translation of research discovery into improved patient care.

Columbia Business School’s Eugene M. Lang Entrepreneurship Center
Eugene M. Lang Entrepreneurship Center
The Eugene M. Lang Entrepreneurship Center

powers entrepreneurship, venture capital, and innovation at Columbia Business School and in the global entrepreneurial community.

The Tamer Center for Social Enterprise
The Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School
The Tamer Center for Social Enterprise

educates leaders to use business knowledge and management tools to address social and environmental challenges, and is based at Columbia Business School.

Columbia Technology Ventures
Columbia Technology Ventures
Technology Ventures

is the tech transfer office for Columbia and a hub for development initiatives and industry collaborations, and is home to the Lab-to-Market Accelerator Network. 

Collaboratory at Columbia University
Collaboratory

Enabling faculty to create innovative, interdisciplinary coursework.

Columbia Venture Community
Columbia Venture Community

A network of nearly 5,000 alumni, students, and employees interested in entrepreneurship.

Licensing Columbia Tech
Licensing Columbia Tech

See what Columbia Technologies are available for licensing.