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
Nov 13, 2018
NC State Ranks No. 11 Nationwide for Undergraduate Entrepreneurship
NC State has been ranked by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine as a “Top Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies for 2019,” coming in at No. 11 on the list and ranking as the top school in the state of North Carolina.
Oct 12, 2018
Researchers Create New E-Textiles with Fiber-Level Sensors
Electronic textile research could lead to multifunctional smart garments.
Oct 8, 2018
6 Wolfpack Wonders at the North Carolina State Fair
The North Carolina State Fair is an annual celebration of food, agriculture, language and music, and the Wolfpack have had a hand in the fun for more than 100 years. Discover 6 surprising connections between NC State and the State Fair.