The Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship's programs support the local business community by linking them to the vast resources, expertise and technology at ODU.
Strome Entrepreneurial Center (SEC)
The SEC is a key regional resource and collaborator open to all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members to support entrepreneurship and innovation.
Business Development Center (BDC)
The Business Development Center (BDC) at ODU helps Virginia entrepreneurs and businesses develop and grow their business. BDC provides personalized business advising services, training workshops, mentoring, and adaptive general support.
TempO is a program providing Business Creation, Incubation & Acceleration services. Your business idea lives or dies by your ability to get to market. Which path will your business idea take?
Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC)
The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) provides entrepreneurial development services for eligible veterans who own or are considering starting a small business.
Women's Business Center (WBC)
The Women's Business Center (WBC) elevates women to business success through education, counseling, networking resources and entrepreneurial training.
OpenSeas Technology Innovation Hub
The OpenSeas Technology Innovation Hub will become the regional center for innovation and commercialization across the resilience, aquaculture and port sectors.
Bi-monthly pitch contests to shake out new and innovative startup ideas. 7 Minutes, 5 Pitches, $757 Prize.
UnWINEd is ODU-IIE's popular monthly networking event bringing innovators, thought-leaders, and entrepreneurs together.
THE Monarch Way
THE Monarch Way is a brick-and-mortar retail store where entrepreneurial students, alumni and faculty can sell their products in a low-risk environment.