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Washington State University Entrepreneurship

Resources & Partners

The CES provides access to resources and partner organizations that help you develop your idea and move through the various steps to bring your product to market.


Frank Innovation Zone: Located on the ground floor of Dana Hall, The Frank Innovation Zone (FIZ) provides a fabrication, tools, testing and measurement equipment and a supervised “makerspace” with supportive technology for creative innovation


Harold Frank Engineering Entrepreneurship Institute: A multidisciplinary program made up of junior and senior engineering, communications, and business students who are interested in technological entrepreneurship.

National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps TM): The National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps TM) program uses experiential education to help researchers gain valuable insight into entrepreneurship, starting a business or industry requirements and challenges.

Entrepreneurial Faculty Ambassadors (EFA): Supporting our Land-Grant Mission Via Initiatives in Innovation, Commercialization, and Outreach by WSU Scholars and Researchers.

Innovation Research Engagement Office (IREO): Manages programs that help connect WSU expertise and infrastructure to the private sector.

Small Business Development Center (SBDC Pullman): Houses a network of small business advisors that provide confidential client focused services to stabilize, support and grow small business in Washington State.