Integrating Innovation and Entrepreneurship into the daily life of the university, making it a hub where great research about entrepreneurship is conceived, discussed and explored.
Working closely with the other Duke I&E components to form a continually improving feedback loop that seeks to understand effective education and practices that enable the translation of innovations into new products and services. This set of activities speaks to the practice of translation, increasing our own efficiency and the efficiency of similar activities around the world.
Making the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative a thought leader in economic and social policy surrounding entrepreneurship. In this role the Initiative speaks to policy makers and society at large as entrepreneurship becomes increasingly woven into the daily lives of ordinary people around the world.