What is the IIE?

The Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is leading the way in supporting students and faculty with entrepreneurial training and resources. Across the campus, the IIE works to engage and empower the UTD family in launching new businesses. Through courses, conferences, networking, and unique funding opportunities such as Startup Launch, entrepreneurially-minded students and faculty can benefit from the IIE offerings. Please join us in leveraging programs such as the Business Idea Competition and the Blackstone LaunchPad, and Startup Launch for undergraduate and graduate students year round.


Ranked nationally by Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine

#22 Graduate Entrepreneurship Program

Venture Development Center

UT Dallas' exclusive incubation space
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Come and join our group of talented entrepreneurs.

Check It

Evaluate whether an idea is technologically or functionally feasible.

Hone It

Evaluate market opportunity. Hone your idea into a market category and research solutions that exist.

Plan It

Create a revenue and business model.

Support It

Gather your team and determine your capabilities and strengths.

Present It

Gather your findings and prepare a brief presentation.


Contact Us

Phone: 972-883-5990
Address: 800 W Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080