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Profoundly Different Uniquely Texas State

We believe an innovative and entrepreneurial mindset fosters an intellectual confidence that empowers and inspires creative solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges.

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Undergraduate and Graduate Students


colleges devoted to research, creativity and education.


elements in our growing ecosystem

Inspiring the next generation of thinkers and doers

We engage, educate and empower students, faculty, and alumni to become great innovators, entrepreneurs, and leaders.

"Innovation doesn’t have to be something radically different. You can take something old to create something new and still have a big impact."

Cedrik Chavez, former Adidas intern

A team of Texas State staff, students and alumni are hoping a new accelerated healing gel can become the next revolutionary creation to treat wounds.

NanoCare Pharma, Inc.

Our Innovation Spaces

Upcoming Events

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Jeff Zhao
Campus Sponsor:
Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Join us for the Innovation Series to hear from experienced business leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs talk about practical solutions for launching and sustaining successful ventures. In addition, you can network with other entrepreneurs, students, faculty, staff, innovators, executives, and subject matter experts to develop new relationships and collaborations.

Occurs on the second Tuesday of every month new speakers each month.
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Anna Chowdhury
Associate Director of Strategic Corporate Partnerships
University Advancement, Texas State University
Campus Sponsor:
University Advancement
Celebrating Innovation at Texas State
The Texas State University Innovation Lab is an opportunity for Texas State research teams to showcase their projects in Downtown Austin for the SXSW Interactive audience. With help from corporate partners and mentors, Bobcat innovators are using and creating breakthrough technologies to translate their ideas into transformative solutions that solve real-world problems. 
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Awards and Scholarships

Recent News

Inaugural Nina-Vaca awardees announced as Valentina Muller and Joshua Travieso

1 Million Cups launches in the Greater San Marcos area to promote building...

The next Ignite will be October 15th through October 17th. Registration is now open!

Deep Dive application opens in the Spring for next cycle of student entrepreneurs

The New Venture Development Competition returns, Application Due May 25th

The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship: Where ideas can become a business venture

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