. . .


An overview of design, innovation, and entrepreneurship resources available to students and affiliates of Harvard University.

[Updated June 2020]


Incubators and Accelerators

Design, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Courses

  • Search the course catalog using terms like: entrepreneurship, innovation, and design to find courses beyond the popular choices below. 
  • Engineering Sciences 95r: Startup RAD run by the Technology and Entrepreneurship Center at Harvard (TECH)
  • Product and Experience Design for Desirability run by the Design Lab
  • Human-computer interaction courses run by SEAS

Maker Spaces

Extracurricular Educational Resources

Funding and Mentorship Resources

Peer and Professional Advice

Opportunities With Industry

Researchers and Faculty hoping to work with Industry:

  • The SEAS Office of Industry Partnerships can meet with you to discuss opportunities to engage with industry partners.
  • Harvard’s Office of Technology Development (OTD) will work with you to advance your research through corporate partnerships and accelerator programs; protect and manage intellectual property created through your Harvard research; and develop a commercialization strategy that could result in licensing or a new venture.

Industry hoping to work with researchers and faculty:

Boston Area Design and Entrepreneurship Resources