If you’ve been in the Student Innovation Center these past few weeks, you might have noticed something new, something long-awaited; the second-floor courtyard doors are unlocked and students can now study, lounge, and collaborate in the fresh air.
During the 2022 IGNITE Innovation Showcase, April 18-22, the Student Innovation Center at Iowa State University bustled with energy as students were showed off their innovative ideas that will change, move and feed the world.
The Student Innovaiton Center recognized student innovators for reaching levels of achievement within the Innovation Fellows program during the final day of the IGNITE Innovation Showcase on April 22.
During the IGNITE Innovation Showcase the newest cohort of the CYstarters from the ISU Pappajohn Center of Entrepreneurship. CYstarters is an 11-week summer accelerator program for Iowa State students or recent graduates to focus on their startup or business idea.
The Student Innovation Fund challenge annually invests in interdisciplinary student teams to promote learning and provide an experience of hands-on innovation. During the 2022 Student Innovation Fund, five student teams took on the challenge of solving problems they saw in the world.
The second-annual IGNITE Innovation Showcase is just around the corner! Join the Student Innovation Center from April 18-22 as the entire Cyclone community celebrates the collaborations, inventions, and opportunities that set Iowa State University apart. All Cyclones – students, faculty, staff, alumni, industry partners, and community members – are invited to participate in the celebration.
Get fired up for the 2022 Ignite Innovation Showcase. From Monday, April 18, to Friday, April 22, join the Student Innovation Center as we celebrate the collaborations, inventions, and opportunities at Iowa State University with events highlighting student innovation and by hearing from world-renowned keynote speakers.
The Innovation Program was founded on students collaborating and working interdisciplinarily. Through this program, two ISU students founded a partnership that launched them into entrepreneurial competitions.
The Electronics, Textiles and 3D Printing Shop is available for all Iowa State University students, faculty and staff to learn new skills and get trained on state-of-the-art equipment at no cost. Once trained, users can take their projects from idea to final product.
Located on the first floor of the Student Innovation Center is Innovate 1858, a student-operated retail store that highlights present and past student-makers who have graced Iowa State University’s campus. What makes Innovate 1858 so unique amongst its competitors is how it honors the creativity and success of all students, no matter their major.