The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Vision

The vision of CEI is to be a nationally recognized resource center for students across all disciplines within the University, as well as within the Piedmont Triad Region and the State of North Carolina.

Mission

The mission of the CEI is to provide the highest quality instruction, research and startup assistance to encourage and support entrepreneurship and innovation activities across the campus, as well as in the community, consistent with the mission of being a land grant university.  Emphasis will be placed on agriculture/agribusiness and the life sciences, as well as engineering/technology and environmental entrepreneurship.