Go from idea to impact with BUild Lab

Boston University and our surrounding community offer a wealth of resources, from design and prototyping to legal advice and marketing—and BUild Lab is your on-campus meeting place and information center.
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Meet our team

The BUild Lab team is made up of experts in strategy, business, and innovation, with decades of collective experience in launching for-profit and nonprofit ventures, and helping people achieve their goals.
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Attend an event

Gain valuable insight and make connections with other innovators at lectures, symposiums, and hands-on workshops led by experts from across the BU community.
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Start using the BUild Lab!

Starting February 5th, the BUild Lab will be open to the BU community as a collaborative space for meeting and working. Join us at all of our upcoming launch events.

  • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-8pm
  • Reserve a meeting room using Roomzilla.
  • Entrance to the BUild Lab: Enter beneath the red 730 Commonwealth Ave. awning directly next to Pavement Coffee. See a detailed map.

Weekly Events: 

  • Open House Hours: Every Friday, 10am-1pm. Stop in to meet an Innovate@BU staff member, learn about our programs and resources, and tour the BUild Lab.

  • Expert Office Hours: Every Friday, 10am-1pm. Meet with our experts-in-residence for advice on a new venture and to get connect with on- and off-campus resources. Book office hours here. 

  • BU Entrepreneurship and IP Law Clinic Office Hours: Every Thursday, 1-5pm. Get free legal counsel and advice for a startup from the on-campus clinic. Sign-up for an appointment during their weekly BUild Lab Hours.

Upcoming Signature Programs