The Triangle area is home to an abundance of innovators and entrepreneurs. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill initiatives like Innovate Carolina enable inspiring stories of innovation, inventiveness, and perseverance. The University has many resources available to support affiliate innovators and entrepreneurs at BeAM locations and elsewhere across campus.
The BeAM@Carolina Network can support UNC entrepreneurs with prototyping tools, design consultation services, and collaboration spaces to work on your idea. Visit the tools page to learn more about tools available at BeAM and access required trainings, or check out each of the BeAM locations to find the space best suited for your project.
UNC-Chapel Hill has a variety of spaces, programs, and other resources to support entrepreneurs at every step of the process in bringing their invention or business concept from idea to reality. What type of support are you looking for?
You’ve already found us here at BeAM! But UNC has more than makerspaces for creating material drafts of your envisioned product — check out the Design Center as well as other UNC prototyping powerhouses:
BeAM makerspaces are free to use, but other stops on your entrepreneurial journey might require capital to get your idea off the ground and into the market. Funding for your project at UNC can be found through awards, contests, investors, and more (visit the Opportunities Table for the ‘and more’).
All these creative places are amazing, but I just want to do some more reading on my own, you say? Here’s some informative pages covering the business of business:
The above resources and many more can be found through UNC’s innovation and entrepreneurship initiative, Innovate Carolina. This initiative offers access to strategy and advising services, and connects visitors to a multitude of campus, regional, and national resources.
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