Duke Engineering supports student entrepreneurship with "maker space" facilities, innovation funding, and specialized training programs.

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Student Entrepreneurship

Our goal: Develop your entrepreneurial confidence

We help engineers cultivate a lifelong entrepreneurial mindset.

We provide undergraduates with:

  • Advice: Including one-on-one expert guidance
  • Education: Courses, seminars, workshops, and speakers
  • Resources: Access to information, tools, and opportunities
  • Connections: Introduction to the wider Duke entrepreneurship community

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Baquerizo Innovation Grant

2019 Application Deadline: Feb. 25

Each year, up to $20,000 is awarded to undergraduate-led teams who aim to go BIG.

We're seeking proposals from undergrads that could have high positive and transformative impacts on people’s lives.

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A Founder's Story: Sam Fox

Sam Fox

Duke Engineering undergraduate Sam Fox started Zephyr Mobility with the goal of creating a device that could safely and comfortably move a hospital patient.

Read Sam’s Story »