Coulter Grant »

The Duke-Coulter Translational Partners Grant Program is a new Duke University internal grants program that funds collaborations between clinicians at Duke and Biomedical Engineering faculty on early stage projects that will ultimately impact patients and likely have significant commercial potential. Four grants will be awarded each year with a total direct cost of $800,000


DTRI Grant »

The Duke Translational Research Institute (DTRI), headed by Dr. Bruce Sullenger, is set up to provide guidance from experienced leadership as well as critical resources and infrastructure for academic translational researchers. The DTRI will be a "one-stop shop" for studies of human disease and for the early stages in drug, diagnostic, and device development.

E-Week »

Entrepreneurship Week at Duke brings students together with entrepreneurs, students, venture capitalists from the university and Research Triangle area and offers unique opportunities for learning and networking. The week-long event features seminars, speeches, business plan competitions and investor pitch opportunities.

Start-up Challenge »

The Duke Start-Up Challenge encourages students to plan and launch their own businesses, receiving feedback from experienced professionals and the chance to win seed capital along the way. Educational seminars are held to cover almost all aspects of starting a business.If you have a business concept or a technology that could be the seed of a business, the Start-Up Challenge provides the opportunity for you to develop that concept or technology into a viable business. Conversely, if you don’t have a specific business idea but you want to experience the entrepreneurial spirit, the Duke Start-Up Challenge can match you with others who have a vision and need your drive and skills to make the company come to life.