Graduate Students


Here is some information for graduate students


Resources for Graduate Students

Ignition Grants

Grants to assist engineering students in the initial stages of early venture

Design Challenges

Teams produce a viable design of an interdisciplinary technology-driven solution

Accelerators and Incubators

Columbia Startup Lab, Design Studio and other resources

Fast Pitch

60 seconds to pitch your business idea to a panel of judges for prize money

Columbia Venture Competition

Prize money for early-stage ventures

Third Thursday

Recurring open forum networking meeting for the entrepreneurship community


Explore the commercialization potential of your product or technology


Entrepreneurship courses available on campus

Conflict of Interest

Review the Office of Research and Compliance Training COI policy

Translational Fellows Program

Supports postdocs to explore commercializing their technology