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

Led by Duke Engineering alumnus and biomedical entrepreneur Bill Walker, and alumnus and Silicon Valley tech executive Steven McClelland, entrepreneurship efforts at Duke Engineering include:

  • 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 University entrepreneurship community


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A Startup 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.

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