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VCU da Vinci Center colloborates with partners both on campus and throughout the community to explore solutions around current topics and trends in innovation. These workshop-style classes are open to all VCU students and free.

Program Benefits

  • Open To All Students
  • Get Accelerator-Ready
  • Access To Funding & Mentoring
  • Network With RVA Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
  • Cross-Disciplinary Teams

Current Programs:

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Every year the da Vinci Center hosts VCU Demo Day to highlight student ventures and award prize money. This year VCU Pre-X and VCU Healthcare Innovation Sprint came together to compete for 2 top prizes of $5k and 2 People’s Choice Awards for $500. Eight teams from VCU Pre-X participated in a semester-long program to identify, support, and launch high growth and high potential startups and founders. And eight teams joined a 2-week Healthcare Innovation Sprint to explore solutions related to COVID-19 through health care and innovation.


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