The IDEA Center is the University of Notre Dame’s collaborative innovation hub dedicated to expanding the technological and societal impact of the University’s innovations. We do this by nurturing and facilitating the movement of the best ideas of faculty, staff, and students from discovery to commercial application.
The Center provides the necessary space, services, and expertise for idea development, commercialization, business formation, prototyping, entrepreneurial education, and student entrepreneurial efforts.
The Center is open to any University researcher and student with an idea they want to commercialize.
Unlock Discoveries. Fuel Genius. Advance the Common Good.
Become a Best-In-Class Player in the Commercialization and Innovation Space While Making the World a Better Place
The IDEA Center incorporates the following values into every facet of its operations: