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WPI's Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center supports the culture of entrepreneurial and innovative thinking and action at WPI through skill-based workshops, seed funding, mentorship, 创新挑战, 网络的机会, hands-on projects, and more. 无论是学生IQP, MQP, ISP, graduate research, a hobby project, a venture, or nonprofit idea, we're here to help support the development of your idea and turn it into reality for the greater good of our local and global communities.

所有伟大的创新, companies, and nonprofits in the world started with an idea, 这是修补匠和理想主义者之间的对话, or even a "what if...“解决现实世界的问题. At WPI, those conversations happen every day during hands-on projects in class, 在深夜的文本, 在周末的社交活动中. Get in touch with I&让澳门澳娱乐官方网站知道澳门澳娱乐官方网站如何能提供帮助. If you're a faculty member and need assistance promoting an event or using the right channels, 让澳门澳娱乐官方网站知道,澳门澳娱乐官方网站可以提供帮助. 

Programs

项目类型:激励

Tinkerbox

WPI Tinkerbox provides seed funding for WPI student-initiated innovation and entrepreneurship ideas (MQPs, graduate research and similar projects may also qualify). 受助人将有机会接触导师, workshops that will provide customized “just-in-time” skills and events.

Program type: Build

WPI’s 导师住校 program connects aspiring entrepreneurs with accomplished and recognized mentors who are committed to offering guidance and sharing their expertise.

项目类型:提升

One of the cornerstones of the innovation ecosystem at WPI is the 技术顾问网络 (TAN), essentially a virtual incubator that launched in 2012. The 技术顾问网络 has engaged with entrepreneurs on various new products, such as a smartphone application that prevents texting and driving, an online educational tool for middle school science, 还有一个视频监控系统.

Programs Overview

Our I&E programs are intentionally developed to inspire nnovation that will lead into building foundational skills for our students to help elevate their ideas to solve real world problems. 

Makerspace

Interested in building a new product or have an idea for an innovative technology?

 

The NEW MakerBucks program helps students to 'Go and Try' their hands at a prototyping machine in our Innovation Studio Makerspace to build hardware and software prototypes. Students are given $100 to purchase project supplies and taught how to use our machines including the 3D printers and laser cutters in our prototyping lab as well as utilizing resources and tools to bring their ideas to life.

For questions and inquiries about the program, please contact Mitra Anand at mvanand@澳门澳娱乐.edu

innovation

刺激创新

WPI’s entrepreneurial ecosystem builds an essential mindset for problem solvers.

学生成功的故事

Jeremy Trilling '22

Trilling has the kind of imagination that’s exciting and a little mind-boggling—one that envisions a future where the jet stream moves packages, and people, around the world.

Calendar

Sep21
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Innovation Studio
呼吁所有社区成员! You’re invited to participate in the upcoming in-person 技术顾问网络 meeting. We’re excited for you to meet and talk with several of the startups and student projects!

Coaching at the I&E Center

你对I感兴趣吗&E Center can coach you in innovation strategies, best practices, and how to move forward? 与澳门澳娱乐官方网站联系,找出答案.

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Announcements

April 20, 2022
Curtis and Dudley Carlson Value Creation Initiative, Innovation & 企业家精神,商学院
February 21, 2022
Innovation & 企业家精神,商学院
#17

of 25 Private Colleges Where Graduates Go on to Earn the Most Money

Newsweek (2021)
#57

最有创意的学校 
U.S. News & World Report (2022)

$130 million

为WPI创业公司筹集的资金

(2013-21)
$56.3M

research funding from government, corporate, and private sources through OSP (FY 2020)