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
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.