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.
Early-Stage InnovatorsWe 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.
Faculty InitiativesWe support faculty in developing programs that cultivate student innovators and promote institutional change through grants, workshops, training, and conferences.
I&E NetworksWe create and build networks to strengthen the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem, both nationally and within individual organizations and schools.
$11.1MM+IN GRANTS TO TEAMS OF STUDENT INVENTORS & ENTREPRENEURS
$11.1MM+IN GRANTS TO FACULTY TO TRANSFORM I&E EDUCATION
2,350+TEAMS OF INNOVATORS HAVE WORKED WITH US
977+VENTURES HAVE EMERGED FROM OUR GRANTS OR TRAINING
Ideas & Impact
catalyzing early & robust support for student entrepreneurs: q&a with sadan kulturel-konak from Penn State Berks
Faculty grantee, Sadan Kulturel-Konak engages students in entrepreneurial concepts early in their academic careers by integrating them into introductory engineering and IT classes.Read more
Events & Opportunities
webinar: hosting student showcases onlinelessons learned from pivoting large-scale student showcases and competitions to an online format
five startups innovating infection preventionVentureWell-supported innovators developing solutions to end the spread of diseases worldwide