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E-Team Program

Are you a student innovator working to make a difference? Apply for the funding and mentorship you need.

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13th Annual Deshpande Symposium

The Call for Proposals and Super Early Bird registration are now open!

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Investor Catalyst Hub

Announcing a powerful ecosystem of spokes for the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) consortium.

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Our Vision

We envision a world in which science and technology innovators have the support, training, and access to networks and resources they need to solve the world’s most difficult problems.

VentureWell is on a mission to cultivate a pipeline of inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs driven to solve the world’s biggest challenges and to create lasting impact.

We foster collaboration among the best minds from research labs, classrooms, and beyond to advance innovation and entrepreneurship education and to provide unique opportunities for STEM students and researchers to fully realize their potential to improve the world.

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Early-Stage Innovators

We work directly with a variety of early-stage innovators to help them bring their ideas to market through workshops and training, coaching and mentoring, funding and awards.
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Faculty Initiatives

We support faculty in developing programs that cultivate student innovators and promote institutional change through grants, workshops, training, and conferences.
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I&E Networks

We create and build networks to strengthen the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem, both nationally and within individual organizations and schools.
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Ideas & Impact

Here are our top stories, new ideas & reflections.

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E-Team Program

Supporting student ventures as they embark down the path of entrepreneurship.
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Course & Program Grants

Get funding and support to engage students in STEM innovation.
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