Programs

We offer a diverse array of initiatives designed to ignite creativity, foster entrepreneurship, and empower the next generation of innovators. Whether you’re a student seeking hands-on experience, an aspiring entrepreneur with a bold idea, or a seasoned professional looking to mentor the leaders of tomorrow, our programs provide the perfect platform to turn dreams into reality.

Products In Progress

DFAN

The Duke Founders Advisor Network (DFAN) matches university faculty, staff, and student entrepreneurs with industry mentors.

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BRiDGE

Pratt’s engineering venture incubator, located at the historic Chesterfield building in Downtown Durham.

 

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VENTURE SCORE CARD

A comprehensive, research-backed rubric for entrepreneurial assessment.

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PRODUCT LAB

A collaborative effort between product management industry, curricular coursework, and co-curricular innovation sprints with student tech talent.

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PROJECT IMPACT

CFCI’s community impact initiatives with the regional entrepreneurial community.

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RESEARCH ACCELERATOR

A rigorous engineering accelerator for PhD candidates looking to prove concepts and get ready for technology commercialization

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Join the Innovation Movement:
Become a Catalyst for Change

Together, we’re shaping the future of technology, business, and society. Join us as we empower the next generation of innovators, fueling their dreams and propelling their ideas forward. Together, we can make a difference, one idea at a time.