Center for Innovation Strategies

Center for Innovation Strategies

Inspiring a growth mindset

The Center for Innovation Strategies (CIS) collaborates with organizations as a facilitator and connector to support your innovation efforts.

Our programs are designed to help our students and partners learn from experts, engage with and influence the talent pipeline, and connect with the broader innovation ecosystem.

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CIS can help your organization validate and de-risk innovation concepts through our OnRamp programs.

80+ Concepts
300+ Interns
11 Cohorts

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  • Events and Resources

    Learn from innovation experts

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  • Undergraduate Experiential Programs

    Undergrads learn & apply innovation skills

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  • Graduate Experiential Programs

    Grad students learn & apply innovation skills

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  • Community Programs

    CIS builds the innovation ecosystem

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Founding Members

Founding Members: Fuse, J.P. Morgan Chase, Safelite Auto Glass, J.M Smucker, Wendy's


Partners and Sponsors

Partners and Sponsors: Nationwide, Hagedorn Legacy foundation, Honda, J.P. Morgan Chase, Scott's MiracleGro, J.M. Smucker