We engage Duke faculty, post-doctoral fellows and students to support the launch of new companies with the goal of developing a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem. This facility and program were made possible by a philanthropic gift to Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering and by additional funds from Duke Engineering Entrepreneurship (EngEn).
Before You Apply
Questions for BRiDGE
Eligibility Applicants must be startup founders with a Duke Affiliation who satisfies one of the following requirements: Duke faculty
Graduate or undergraduate student
Review Criteria The BRiDGE Steering Committee reviews and scores applications using several factors, including overall progress towards technological and commercial milestones.
Please have the following information ready:
Company information: name, product description, location, field of operation
Contact: applicant information, founders, leadership team
Idea: Elevator Pitch, unmet need, market evaluation