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Welcome to the Student Innovation Center

You want to make the world a better place, to make a difference by thinking innovatively, and you want to start now. Iowa State University’s Student Innovation Center is designed with innovators like you in mind. It’s the nexus on campus that inspires students, faculty, and staff to innovate through experimentation, interdisciplinary collaboration, and the free exchange of ideas in an inclusive environment. It’s where you’ll go from shaping ideas to taking action and seeing your dreams make an impact.

You can innovate

Innovation Programs

Imagine having a conversation with the World Economic Innovation Prize Winner for Energy Storage or a four-time Emmy Award winner for comedy. With our Innovation Programs, students have unique access to these conversations with hundreds of industry innovators.

Innovation in Action

The Pillars of
Innovation

Entrepreneurial
Mindset

Learn to think like an entrepreneur

Experiential
Learning

Learn by doing – try, fail, learn, try again

Global
Perspective

The world needs your innovative solutions

Interdisciplinary
Scope

Learn together – the best ideas come from diverse groups