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Where all Cyclones
are invited to innovate

Welcome to the Student Innovation Center

You have big ideas. Ideas that can make the world a better place. You want to start making a difference. The Student Innovation Center at Iowa State University is designed with innovators like you in mind. It’s the nexus on campus where all Cyclones are invited to innovate through experimentation, interdisciplinary collaboration, and the free exchange of ideas. It’s where you can see your dreams make an impact.

Be Creative. Make something. Leave your mark.

Makerspaces for all Cyclones to learn something new.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Lunch and Learn: Start Something at Iowa State – 12/13/2022 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Lunch and Learn: Start Something at Iowa State
"Start This, Start That ... Start Something at Iowa State," an informational luncheon about the university's startup programs and resources for graduate students, faculty and [...]
Product Pitch Session
11/01/2022    
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Innovate 1858, a completely student-operated retail store located on the entry-level of the Student Innovation Center, is inviting all creatives, innovators, and business owners to [...]
Student Innovation Community
Join the Student Innovation Center's Innovation Programs to meet other innovators and build your innovation capacity. Our learning community meets every Wednesday in our project suite, SICTR 2260. Each week, you'll experience workshops, forums, and more with invited guests from a diverse range of industries. Gain new skills and have fun along the way. All are welcome!
Ellie Mae Concert and Q&A
11/04/2022    
10:00 am - 10:50 am
Ellie Mae, an ISU alumnus and former The Voice - Team Blake participant, will be holding a mini concert, interview, and advice session for creative [...]
LAS FUEL Lunch & Learn Workshop
11/07/2022    
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Art of Entrepreneurship Bring a lunch to SICTR 11118 and engage with students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for practical hands-on [...]
Lunch and Learn: Start Something at Iowa State
"Start This, Start That ... Start Something at Iowa State," an informational luncheon about the university's startup programs and resources for graduate students, faculty and [...]
Product Pitch Session
11/15/2022    
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Innovate 1858, a completely student-operated retail store located on the entry-level of the Student Innovation Center, is inviting all creatives, innovators, and business owners to [...]
Food Insecurity Challenge
11/15/2022    
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Food Insecurity Challenge is co-hosted by the Ivy College of Business, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and the Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship. Students from [...]
LAS FUEL Lunch & Learn Workshop
11/28/2022    
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Innovation for Science Lovers Bring a lunch to SICTR 11118 and engage with students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences for practical hands-on [...]
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Product Pitch Session
15 Nov 22
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Food Insecurity Challenge
15 Nov 22
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INNOVATION IN ACTION

See how Iowa State University innovators create, share knowledge, experiment, work together, and challenge themselves to make a difference in the world!

Part of
something bigger

Since August 2020, the Student Innovation Center at Iowa State University has worked to encourage and support the next generation of innovators as they work to leave their mark on the world. And while the Student Innovation Center is the central hub, innovation and entrepreneurship is happening in every corner of the Iowa State campus.