Leading the Way
Our world-class entrepreneurship faculty and nationally-recognized learning models lead the way for entrepreneurs at NC State.
- 22 faculty members across eight academic departments teach at least one undergraduate entrepreneurship course.
- 71 percent of undergraduate entrepreneurship faculty serve on boards of directors or advisory boards to commercial and social ventures.
- 59 percent of undergraduate entrepreneurship faculty have started, bought or run a business.
12 Startups Launched
The Chancellor's Innovation Fund has led to the creation of a dozen new companies.Learn More
Resources for Faculty Innovators
Get connected with the resources offered by the Office of Technology Commercialization and New Ventures.
Utilizing the National Science Foundation’s I-Corps framework, OTCNV teaches university scientists and engineers how to apply lean startup methodology for bringing university-developed products and services to the marketplace. Funding is available through the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund, awarding up to $75,000 to support short-term commercially-focused research projects.
Faculty and Staff News
Jan 19, 2018
NC State Entrepreneurship Clinic Recognized for Innovation in Co-Curricular Education
NC State Entrepreneurship Clinic receives award from USASBE, for co-curricular education. It is the clinic’s second award from the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
Jan 11, 2018
Think Tank Credits NC State for Raleigh Prosperity
The Milken Institute gives NC State high marks for helping to drive Raleigh’s fast-growing economy, noting the university’s role in research, innovation and economic development.