BUild Lab IDG Capital Student Innovation Center
Located on Commonwealth Avenue, the BUild Lab IDG Capital Student Innovation Center is home to Innovate@BU programs and is a space for BU Terriers to launch ideas, collaborate, and get inspired.Learn more.
Ready to transform your idea into something real? The Innovation Pathway is a self-paced program that guides students toward the resources and funding needed to launch a new idea of any kind.Learn more.
At our signature programs, you can get inspired to create meaningful impact, learn to think like an entrepreneur, win funding, connect with experts and mentors, and so much more!Learn more.
BU Among Most Innovative Schools in U.S. News & Work Report Rankings
BU advanced two spots, to number 40, in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of National Universities and moved up one notch in the magazine’s ranking of Most Innovative Schools, tying at number 27.
Application open for Sustainability Innovation Seed Grants
Have an idea that can improve BU’s sustainability efforts? Through October 1, students can apply for a chance to receive up to $500 to support their sustainability innovation idea.
Hannah Olson (SHA’17) connects chronically ill with meaningful work
Chronic Lyme disease led alumni Hannah Olson (SHA’17) to quit her dream job. Now, she’s launched a new startup to help those with chronic illness and disabilities find meaningful work.
Refugees, Education, and Technology
Yasmin Morais (Pardee’19), cofounder of RedEd, an education program for refugee children, dives into the data and future of combining technology and education to serve displaced children around the world.
Inside CARB-X, the Boston Fund on the Front Lines Fighting Antibiotic Resistance
Run out of Boston University, CARB-X is a fund that provides grants, usually a couple million dollars at a time, and support to companies working on marketable, but scientifically sound, measures to replace the antibiotics that are beginning to lose their battle against ever-evolving bacteria after decades of dominance.
A Dead Humpback, a Team of Scientists, a Race for Answers
When a 40-ton humpback whale washed ashore on Cape Cod, marine biologist Darlene Ketten and her team at BU raced to the scene. It was as a rare chance to try to understand what they hear and how human-caused ocean noise impacts endangered whales.
Applications Open for First Year Innovation Fellowship!
Applications are open for First Year students to work on innovative projects, ideas, and ventures.