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The Tulane University Innovation Institute (TUII) is committed to helping students, faculty, and community innovators develop their ideas, launch startups, and attract the resources that will fuel innovation in the Gulf South and strengthen the area's economy.

Submit Your Idea!


Submit your idea to the Tulane Innovation Idea Bank. We'll schedule a session to introduce you to resources and mentors to help turn your idea into a business.

The Power of Innovation at Tulane

Universities have launched programs with similar components and concepts; but the Tulane Innovation Institute is designed specifically for this university, in this city, at this time.

Hear more from Tulanians and New Orleans entrepreneurs as they discuss the challenges that the Innovation Institute is designed to meet.


Seed Startup Funding



Proof of Concept Funding



Founded Tulane Companies

as of FY2023