The majority of the Institute’s classes, programs, and operations are conducted from four main facilities. They are:
• The I&E academic building, i.e., the Jindal School of Management (JSOM) — here, the Innovation & Entrepreneurship (I&E) faculty teaches undergraduate and graduate-level courses leading to a Master’s of Science in Innovation & Entrepreneurship (MSIE), an undergraduate concentration (minor) in I&E, and variety of certificate and executive education options
• The makerspace, i.e., the UT Design venture studio — Blackstone LaunchPad at UT Dallas was established with a $1M grant from the charitable foundation of the world’s largest private equity firm to create a 5,000-square foot collaborative space and programs to inspire and support student entrepreneurship.
• The accelerator, i.e., Blackstone LaunchPad at UT Dallas — this co-working and event space was established with a $1M grant from the charitable foundation of the world’s largest private equity firm, creating a 5,000-square foot multi-purpose collaborative space to inspire, accelerate, and support student entrepreneurship.
• Incubator, i.e., the Venture Development Center (VDC) — managed by the Office of Research at UT Dallas, this 20,000-square foot incubator hosts student, faculty, and alumni entrepreneurs, supporting them with: fixed desk working in dedicated offices and cubes; state-of-the-art facilities, e.g., dry & wet labs and clean room space; and other critical resources & connections, e.g., conference room facilities, mailing address and mail room service.
Take a virtual tour of these facilities by watching the three minute video at: