• Melissa Palmer Award Staff Diversity Award

    The Staff Diversity Award goes to Melissa Palmer!

  • Girls Going Places Girls Going Places Conference 2015
  • E-Club Officers Entrepreneurship Club Officers of Spring 2015
  • abc-shark-tank-800-2014-07 Shark Tank

    Corey Egan and Swapnil Bora, ilumi co-founders and former business Idea Competition winners, took their idea to “Shark Tank” where Mark Cuban offered a $350,000 investment.

  • E_Club_Membership_Drive-800x300 E Club

    Entrepreneurship Club Membership Drive

  • baylor_NVC-800x300 Team Rollout

    Team Rollout Alejandro Jacobo (left) Matt Hinson (third from left) from UT Dallas’ Entrepreneurship Program takes home third place out of 88 national teams and $5,000 at Baylor’s New Venture Competition

  • BIC-WO BIC Workshop

    Chris Westfall IIE Advisory Board Member during the Business Idea Competition workshop

  • BIC Campus Fav Campus Favorites

    Kelsey Drake, Zac Evans, Addison Kim, Michelle Abuda, won the video voting blitz for the Campus Favorite in the Business Idea Competition.

  • CEO_Dinner1-800x300 CEO Dinner

    E Club and IIE sponsored CEO Dinner connecting CEO’s and venture capitalist with the Entrepreneurs of the future

The Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE) is a specialized center within UT Dallas that promotes cross-disciplinary academic and outreach programs for the students, faculty and business community. We bring together the power of ideas and technology to create new ventures and support the growth of all companies, small and large.

Director’s Message

The Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is leading the way in supporting students and faculty with entrepreneurial training and resources. Across the campus, the IIE works to engage and empower the UTD family in launching new businesses. Through courses, conferences, networking, and unique funding opportunities such as Startup Launch, entrepreneurially minded students and faculty can benefit from IIE offerings. Please join us in leveraging programs such as the Business Idea Competition and Launchpad programs in the Fall, Girls Going Places in the Spring, and Startup Launch for undergraduate and graduate students year round.

Please contact us for additional information on any of our initiatives.

IIE Fall Report