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Duke Incubation Fund Open to Faculty, Graduate Students, Postdocs, Residents/Fellows

Duke Incubation Fund Open to Faculty, Graduate Students, Postdocs, Residents/Fellows

Deadline: September 24, 2018 Purpose The Duke Incubation Fund (the “Fund”) was formed to support idea-stage projects at Duke University. The Fund will make a number of awards each year to support novel ideas, applied research, potential products, nascent services, and creative projects that, if successful, will lead to new opportunities in the market. To […]

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Duke I&E Announces New Funding Opportunity to Support Early-stage Ideas

Duke I&E Announces New Funding Opportunity to Support Early-stage Ideas

Deadline: January 8, 2018 The Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative announces the creation of the Duke Incubation Fund, a vehicle for enabling idea-stage projects originating within the campus innovation ecosystem. The fund will offer awards to Duke faculty, graduate students, postdocs, and medical residents and fellows to support early-stage ideas based on Duke intellectual property […]

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Big Ideas Contest Has Launched for Duke Students

Big Ideas Contest Has Launched for Duke Students

Deadline: November 16, 2016 Big Ideas is an innovation contest that provides funding, support, and encouragement to interdisciplinary teams of undergraduate and graduate students who have creative solutions to address important social challenges. Since its founding in 2006, the competition has inspired over 1,300 student-led projects aimed at solving the world’s most pressing problems. Duke’s Innovation […]

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Duke Starts Process for Start-Up Challenge

Duke Starts Process for Start-Up Challenge

Deadline: October 30, 2016 The Duke Start-Up Challenge, founded in 1999, is designed to help Duke’s entrepreneurship community flourish, with a year long entrepreneurship competition followed by an accelerator program. The goal of this challenge is to encourage startups among the members of the Duke University community. Teams compete in 3 rounds over the course […]

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UNICEF Innovation Accelerator to Assist Social Entrepreneurs at Duke

UNICEF Innovation Accelerator to Assist Social Entrepreneurs at Duke

The Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative is launching a one-of-a-kind partnership with UNICEF and the U.S. Fund for UNICEF that leverages Duke’s expertise in social entrepreneurship with UNICEF’s reach and experience addressing the needs of children around the globe. The new UNICEF Innovation Accelerator at Duke will help selected programs and social entrepreneurs acquire the […]

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