Find Campus Resources

In addition to the BUild Lab, specialized organizations at BU can help you with everything from building a prototype to protecting your intellectual property and bringing a product to market.

Check out the resources below and even more in the BU Terrier Guide to Innovation.


Run by College of Communication students and advisors from the industry, BU’s on-campus ad agency can help with digital advertising, social media, logo design, consumer insights, and more.
Learn more about AdLab

BU Spark!

BU Spark! supports student-driven innovation and entrepreneurship in computer science, computer engineering, and all related fields. Access to resources, knowledge, and expert networks are available to all BU students.
Learn more about BU Spark!

Engineering Product Innovation Center (EPIC)

As part of the College of Engineering, EPIC is home to cutting-edge facilities and equipment—and is open to all BU students of all majors to receive training on skills necessary for product innovation, such as design, prototyping, and manufacturing.
Learn more about EPIC


BUILDS is a group of students who follow the “Hacker Ethic”; a series of principals that encourage innovation and collaboration. Together they operate a maker space for students work on their projects including tech, security, electronics, and art. They run weekly hands-on workshops and events.
Learn more about BUILDS

Population Health Exchange (PHX)

PHX is a digital portal for organizing a variety of information concerning public health, which can be reflective of scientific, economic, social, and contextual factors. Flexible educational resources allow users to stay current and learn new skills in public health.
Learn more about PHX


Turn to PRLab, BU’s on-campus, student-run public relations agency—and the nation’s longest-running of its kind—for help with strategy, media relations, guerilla campaigns, event planning, and more.
Learn more about PRLab

Singh Imagineering Lab (Tinker)

“The Tinker Lab” is open to all entrepreneurial ENG students to use for any project, for any length of time. Besides tools and machinery, you may also take advantage of guidance from faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate peers while pursuing your ideas.
Learn more about the Tinker Lab

Student Legal Resources

The Entrepreneurship and Intellectual Property Clinic and the Technology & Cyberlaw Clinic serve as legal resources to student entrepreneurs, innovators, and researchers.

The Entrepreneurship & Intellectual Property Clinic provides legal counsel on issues that entrepreneurs and startups commonly encounter such as business and entity formation, founders’ equity allocation, shareholder agreements, negotiation of licensing agreements, and intellectual property (IP). Learn more about the Entrepreneurship & Intellectual Property Clinic.

The Technology & Cyberlaw Clinic provides counseling and representation to researchers, innovators, and startups on issues such as data privacy, data security, cybercrime, IP, and regulatory compliance for their academic- and innovation-related projects, activities, experiments, and ventures. Learn more about the Technology & Cyberlaw Clinic.