The Christensen Family Center for Innovation provides state-of-the-art spaces and educational programs to teach students design skills through hands-on projects. It is located off the entry foyer on the First Level of the Wilkinson Building.
- The center is home to design programs aimed at areas of critical interest, including Duke Design Health, as well as an effort to discover insights to make the process of innovation faster, cheaper and easier to learn
- Facilities include a maker space “garage lab," prototyping and finishing studio, and meeting and office spaces
The Sondland/Durant Center for Entrepreneurship provides space for Duke students to found and develop new ventures. This center—the home of Duke EngEn—is located on the Garden Level of the Wilkinson Building.
- The central feature of the Sondland/Durant Center is a large meeting room with movable furniture that is ideal for team meetings, coaching and small-group teaching
- Smaller glass-walled private meeting rooms surround that space. Each has a video display and videoconferencing technology
Supports the development and launch of Duke startups through expert assistance and access to 2,000 square feet of lab and office space in The Chesterfield, a modernized former industrial building in downtown Durham.