The mission of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) is to assist and support in establishing an entrepreneurship ecosystem to encourage the development of new ventures. The CIE is a catalyst for growth of entrepreneurial innovation through field-based experiential learning and aligning university priorities with economic development strategies for industry and community partners.

What We Do

We develop the entrepreneurial leaders of tomorrow by providing access to expertise in funding start-ups, refining business ideas, business scaling and building high-performing teams. We connect entrepreneurial thinkers with a business network for mentoring, hands-on training and world-class research to solve complex problems, both locally and globally.