Center for Innovation
Our mission is to advance the creation and development of innovative ideas, services and businesses.
The University of North Dakota (UND) Center for Innovation is an entrepreneurial incubator. Its vision is to be the principal leader guiding innovation in the Northern Plains. The Center works as a collaborative partner in the vibrant entrepreneur ecosystem in Grand Forks, across North Dakota and as part of the One UND Strategic Plan.
Center for Innovation Services
- Incubation space and start-up coaches
- Commercialization expertise
- Entrepreneur ecosystem referrals
- Student-run enterprises
- Project-based internships and mentorship matching
- Innovation student fellowships
The Runway Accelerator is a two-phase program that combines start-up training, mentorship by dedicated staff & faculty, networking with peers and industry experts, and up to $10,000 in mini-grant funding to support UND student ventures.
Runway is open to all UND students and alumni.