NSF I-Corps

nsf-icorps_color_40.jpgThe Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurial Development is a National Science Foundation Innovation-Corps (NSF I-Corps) site. Through NSF I-Corps funding, CIED is able to support getting STEM research under development by faculty and students to market. Send inquiries to Sue Carter, director of CIED.


IDEA Hub LogoThe IDEA Hub operates under the aegis of the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurial Development and its own governing board of directors. The IDEA Hub is a campus-wide initiative for students, created to spread social and creative entrepreneurship at UC Santa Cruz.

Blackstone LaunchPad

The Blackstone LaunchPad powered by Techstars helps UC Santa Cruz students to research, develop and launch new products, services and companies through on-campus and off-campus resources and opportunities leveraging world-class events, networks, brands and mentors. Contact us to join the LaunchPad and its activities.