21 SPEC Kit 355: Campus-wide Entrepreneurship
School of Business; Office for Research and Innovation, including Innovation Partnership Services,
Regional Accelerator & Innovation Network (RAIN), and numerous research centers and institutes
Schools: Rady School of Management, Jacobs School of Engineering, Skaggs School of Pharmacy;
School of Global and Policy Studies. Offices: Technology Transfer Office, Campus Career Center’s
Alumni Advisor Network. Centers: Rady California Institute for Innovation and development; Jacobs
von Liebig Entrepreneurism Center and Gordon Engineering Leadership Center; Skaggs Center
for Drug Discovery Innovation. Student Clubs: Entrepreneurship Club (Rady), IdeaConnect (Rady),
Pharmaceutical Industry Liaison Loop (Skaggs).
Stern School of Business; Music Business (Steinhardt School of Education); Tandon School of
Engineering; Leslie e-Lab
The library; StartupHoyas and the Georgetown Entrepreneurship Initiative (through the
Business School)
The Office of Technology Commercialization; the Innovative Network for Entrepreneurial Thinking
(INET) in the Communications Department; the Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship in the
Business College; the Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) in the Agriculture College.
The university’s Academy for Innovation and Entrepreneurship has the mission of supporting/
encouraging innovation and entrepreneurship across the curriculum and engaging all students in this
area. The head of the academy is a vice-provost.
There are almost too many of these to mention. Wharton School (business), School of Engineering
& Applied Science, Graduate School of Education, Perelman School of Medicine, Penn Center for
Innovation (commercialization and entrepreneurship for faculty and staff), Weiss Tech House,
Pennovation Works
There are almost too many to list! The university now offers an Entrepreneurship Minor that is
open to all students, regardless of their major. So theoretically at least, all colleges offer some form of
entrepreneurship activity. The more involved colleges/departments include: Arts & Letters, Business,
Communication Arts, Computer Science & Engineering, Horticulture, and Music.
There are many institutional organizations involved in the entrepreneurial experience at Florida
State. Listed are the major schools and departments involved in what has been a decentralized process
over the last couple of years. During early 2016 a coordinating organization (Executive Director
of Jim Moran School and the EIR Council) has begun to lead the university’s charge to develop
entrepreneurial thinking across the university.
Jim Moran School of Entrepreneurship (hosted under the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs)
· JM School/Institute Building and Incubator in Downtown Tallahassee
· InNOLEvation Challenge
· The FSU $1,000 Shark Tank
· Micro Grants
· InNOLEvation Center (co-working space and workshops)
· Round Table, E-Clinic, 7 Under 30, Global Entrepreneurship Month, 1 Million Cups, Women in
Entrepreneurship conference
· InNOLEvation Project (special project for student consultants)
· Competitions: Startup Weekend Tallahassee, Governor’s Cup Statewide Business Model Competition,
ACC Inventure Competition
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