About Duke EngEn


To build a better world through technological innovation


An Increasing Number of lifelong innovators who deliver high-impact products

Duke Engineering Entrepreneurship (EngEn) is a bold initiative that integrates needs-driven design experiences, entrepreneurial education, startup resources, and a leadership team of successful entrepreneurs to deliver technological solutions to societal needs in health, defense, climate change and beyond.

To achieve this vision, EngEn provides an array of resources, educational opportunities and facilities that together drive the cycle of problem identification, solution development and  launch of new ventures.

Of particular note are:

  • The Christensen Family Center for Innovation, which provides state-of-the-art spaces and educational programs to teach students design skills through authentic, hands-on projects
  • The Sondland/Durant Center for Entrepreneurship, which provides space for Duke students to found and develop new ventures

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