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Marquee Events

Get together with Duke’s broad network of innovators and entrepreneurs.

Bringing Together Duke’s I&E Community

In addition to hosting regular speaker events, educational sessions, and social gatherings, Duke I&E hosts or cohosts annual events such the Invented at Duke celebration (in partnership with the Office of Licensing & Ventures), a showcase of some of Duke’s most exciting inventions by faculty, staff, and students; and I&E Fest, a back-to-school party where students can explore Duke’s innovation- and entrepreneurship-related offerings.

Explore our marquee events below. To get up-to-date information about current events and opportunities, subscribe to our newsletter and follow our social media accounts.


Invented at Duke

An annual celebration that showcases the breadth and depth of innovation happening across Duke and gives researchers the opportunity to present their innovations to the university, business, and venture capital communities

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Hack Duke

A coding for social good hackathon where students unite for a 24-hour sprint to create meaningful hacks

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A suite of offerings including workshops, job listings, and an annual networking fair to connect students to opportunities at startups

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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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Duke Transform

An event that brings together alumni founders, executives, and innovators in an interactive forum to power professional growth, forge meaningful relationships across industries and disciplines, and create authentic community

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