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Whether you’re looking for education, resources, or to connect with other innovators, get involved at whatever level is right for you.

I&E IS FOR EVERYONE

An interest in innovation or entrepreneurship is all it takes to get involved in Duke I&E. We can match you with a course or formal program that aligns with your interest, you can join a club or attend an event, or you can simply join the I&E Network and sign up for our newsletter to keep up to date on current opportunities.

Explore ways to get involved below, or use our Innovation Navigators service to schedule a brief call or appointment about your specific interests.

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I&E Fest

A welcome-to-campus party, open to the entire Duke community that showcases the many innovation and entrepreneurship programs, clubs, and opportunities across the university

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Innovation Navigators

Tell us who you are and what you’re looking for, and we’ll schedule a brief call or in-person meeting with the best person to share the information, guidance, or advice you need for your innovation journey

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Events

Check out upcoming innovation- and entrepreneurship-related happenings at Duke and in the community

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Explore

From accelerators, to centers, to collaborative partnerships, explore the ever-growing number of places where innovation and entrepreneurship are happening at Duke

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Undergraduate I&E Certificate

The I&E Certificate supports undergraduate students of all majors in becoming more innovative, developing valuable problem-solving skills, and turning ideas into action.

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Student Founder Program

Designed for all Duke students interested in someday launching their own ventures—whether commercial, social, artistic, or beyond

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Ronald & Carrie Ludwig Duke in Silicon Valley Program

A comprehensive one-month, one course credit program in Silicon Valley designed to give students an intensive experience in the creation of new ventures through coursework, site visits, meetings, and experiences

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A comprehensive one-month, one course credit program in Silicon Valley designed to give students an intensive experience in the creation of new ventures through coursework, site visits, meetings, and experiences

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Design & Entrepreneurial Action

Programming and resources across Duke help innovators and entrepreneurs design solutions with understanding, creativity, evaluation, and communication to develop a deep understanding of users

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Ethics & Entrepreneurial Action

Teaching character, values, principles, goals, and consequences to help tomorrow's leaders become skilled and thoughtful agents of change

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Duke-UNICEF Innovation Accelerator

A partnership that supports social innovation entrepreneurs in identifying, assessing, developing, building, and scaling sustainable solutions to the most pressing challenges facing children and youth around the world

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Global Social Innovation Challenge

A social venture pitch competition that recognizes, resources, and rewards student-led social ventures focused on sustainable change

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StudioDuke

A two-semester creative lab where students take their ongoing creative projects—screenplays, films, stage plays, choreography, manuscripts, digital media, and more—to the next level with support from creative industry professionals

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