Students interested in innovation, leadership, and entrepreneurship will find an abundance of opportunities available to help grow their skill set!



TEC administers the Cozad New Venture Competition, the Illinois Innovation Prize, SocialFuse, and the Silicon Valley Workshop, among several other programs and experiences each year. See a full list below.


TEC offers nearly 20 entrepreneurial courses, five certificates, and a new dual BS degree in Innovation, Leadership, and Engineering Entrepreneurship (ILEE).


TEC collaborates with multiple external stakeholders on a variety of programs.

Join A Team

TEC is always looking for ways to help facilitate team building. For this reason, we maintain a team-building spreadsheet and encourage those looking to participate in SocialFuse, the Cozad New Venture Competition or one of our other programs to add their details to the spreadsheet.

Technology Entrepreneur Center

Engineering at Illinois

351 Coordinated Science Lab, MC-228
1308 W. Main Street
Urbana, IL 61801

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