Innovation and entrepreneurship

Innovation and entrepreneurship are important and significant activities for the College of Engineering and Carnegie Mellon University in general.

The college's innovation and entrepreneurship web pages are a connection to resources, courses, announcements and highlights for the engineering community.

Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship

Visit the Swartz Center for Entrepreneurship for university-wide entrepreneurship programs.

Also visit the Swartz Center events page for entrepreneurship-related events. 

Student opportunities


Allegheny Region Cleantech University Prize Collegiate Competition

The Allegheny Region Cleantech University Prize Collegiate Competition, which is sponsored by the Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Office, catalyzes clean energy technology start-ups, supports novel training and educational opportunities, and creates a long-term sustained and diverse community to support clean energy student entrepreneurs in the Allegheny Region and beyond. If you're a college student attending an accredited community college, college, or university in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio or Maryland, consider applying to compete in the competition. Submit your statement of intent to get started. Learn more at