Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Embry-Riddle's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship within the David B. O'Maley College of Business is the epicenter of innovation, where students, faculty and the community collaborate, create and turn inventive ideas into thriving businesses. Our focus spans aviation, aerospace, space and transformative technologies, driving economic growth and community well-being through innovation.

Our mission is to inspire, empower and support entrepreneurs, fostering a culture of creativity, innovation and the development of future leaders. Our vision is to be a global hub for innovation and entrepreneurship, while our core values guide us in promoting inclusivity, excellence, impact, sustainability and empowerment.

We provide resources, mentorship, training, programs and events, serving students, faculty, alumni, startups and local businesses, all driven by a shared passion for innovation and entrepreneurship.

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Launch Your Venture

Launch Your Venture is a prestigious competition aimed at fostering innovation in the aviation, aerospace, and engineering sectors by supporting university student-led startups with groundbreaking ideas. The program seeks out ventures with scalable transformative technologies, helmed by capable management teams, poised to introduce disruptive changes to these industries. 

Support Florida student startups and see who wins!

Join us on April 5th starting at 1:30pm to watch six finalists pitch live, in-person at the MicaPlex in the Embry-Riddle Research Park. They’ve been through two rounds of judging to make it to the finals, so come cheer them on as they pitch their aviation, aerospace, and engineering-based ventures! 


Aldental – Florida Atlantic University

BeamBloxx – Rollins College

Eyes 4 You – Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Pet HealthCare Innovations - Florida Atlantic University

Phemotron Systems - Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Tactical Solutions Group - Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

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Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
David O'Maley College of Business
COB 114E
Ramy A. Rahimi, Ph.D.
COB 114A/COB 226
Ravyn Edge
COB 114B

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