Bringing Big Ideas to Life

Get involved and join the innovators of tomorrow.

URI Library Innovation Labs are a strategic initiative designed to meet the increasing demand for real-world applications and opportunities for students, faculty, and the community. Through multiple points of entry, we are building a value-added network of entrepreneurial innovation across URI.

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News and Articles

New Hacking 4Oceans course gives students real world experienceHacking4Oceans is a new University of Rhode Island course providing students the opportunity to work with industry mentors to address world problems focused on the ocean and environment. The class is a … Read more
Muse InteractiveA creative new beauty start-up developed by URI graduate Toye Onikoyi, Muse Interactive brings a fascinating blend of advanced technology and cosmetics with the brilliant Muse Mirror. Glimpse more into this modern … Read more
2021 Clean Tech Open AcceleratorCleantech Open is the world’s largest cleantech accelerator, providing entrepreneurs and corporate innovators the resources they need to launch and grow successful cleantech businesses. Our one-of-a-kind innovation ecosystem built over the last 10 … Read more

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Success Stories

New startups from our network of big thinkers.

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9Innovation Pathways
45+Events Held
3000+Lab Attendees

If you have an idea, an existing business, or simply want to learn about entrepreneurship,

we’re here to help!