Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The SCSU STEM-IL Office works with many different companies to create fellowships and entrepreneurship opportunities for our students. Take a look below for some of our offered resources to learn more. Contact us here.

Entrepreneurship - noun: entrepreneurship


  1. Seeing a problem as an opportunity, and changing the world.


STEM Entrepreneurship Club - The STEM Entrepreneurship’s purpose is to connect students of all majors, interested in entrepreneurship and innovation or in the STEM fields, with resources and opportunities on and off-campus to help develop skills, network, and explore academic and career paths. 


Contact email: stementrepreneurshipclub@gmail.com


Entrepreneurship Foundation - The Entrepreneurship Foundation has a lot of valuable resources for both Educators and budding Entrepreneurs. 

Upcoming Events

  • How to Pitch Investors and Competition Judges

    • The Entrepreneurship Foundation will help you understand how investors will judge your presentation.  Sessions are one hour with Q&A, and include: "The Elevator Pitch,"  "Content and Style for a PowerPoint Presentation,"  and "How Investors Evaluate Business Proposals."  Check out their events page for more free training events/webinars and further information!

  • WEBINAR SCHEDULE- Sign up at https://efound.eventbrite.com
    • March 31 - 7:00 pm
    • April 30 - 7:00 pm
    • June 30 - 7:00 pm
    • September 30 - 7:00 pm
    • November 30 - 7:00 pm


Blue Economy SCSU - Project Blue at Southern is focused on innovation for the Blue Economy in Long Island Sound all while maintaining a commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. By using the emerging Long Island Sound kelp/seaweed industry as a catalyst for subsequent Blue Economy initiatives, this project implements a transdisciplinary approach by leveraging expertise from academia, business, the government sector, and civil society. Click Here to contact for more information or opportunities.


The National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps - I-Corps is a program that uses experiential education to help researchers gain valuable insight into entrepreneurship, starting a business or industry requirements and challenges. I-Corps enables the transformation of invention to impact. The curriculum integrates scientific inquiry and industrial discovery in an inclusive, data-driven culture. Through I-Corps training, researchers can reduce the time to translate a promising idea from the laboratory to the marketplace. 

Upcoming Events


Announcing the Upcoming Regional I-Corps
August 2021 Program
Call for Team Applications!



Four Pawns Gambit? Elephant Gambit? Or the Gotham Innovation Gambit…. Are you ready to make the sacrifice and play the board to learn more about what it takes to create your own startup?

Applications are being reviewed and accepted on a ROLLING BASIS until July 22, 2021



Tsai City - Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking is a center at Yale that supports, funds and mentors innovative students. They also offer free workshops to students outside of Yale as well and have fun competitions that anyone can register to watch. Click Here to stay updated on their other offered events/workshops.

Upcoming Events

  • 8th Annual NYU-Yale Accelerator Pitchoff - July 15th, 2021-For the eighth year in a row, inspiring young innovators who are building promising ventures will come together for a pitchoff. Register Here for the virtual event from 4pm-6pm.