What We Do
Launch Lab provides 1:1 advising and support through peers and mentors, helping individuals plan and grow their innovative ideas.
Launch Lab provides opportunities for individuals to network and collaborate with industry professionals, other companies, and potential investors to help launch their ventures and create a meaningful impact.
Launch Lab hosts events that offer tools and resources for idea generation, collaboration, and innovation, helping big-thinkers think even bigger.
Why We Do It
Launch Lab is committed to supporting and empowering individuals in pursuing innovation and entrepreneurship. Launch Lab helps cultivate an environment of creative thinking among the URI community by providing students with access to tools, resources, and mentorship.
“Launch Lab feels like a safe-haven for creativity.”Quincy Clark ’23
“I come into the Launch Lab and all my ideas seem achievable.”Nicole Jones ’25
Launch Lab recognizes that students are the future of innovation and seeks to empower them to develop the skills, knowledge, and networks needed to succeed in their endeavors. By investing in students’ ideas and providing them with the support they need to turn their ideas into reality, Launch Lab is helping to create a brighter future for everyone.
How We Do It
Network of Mentors
Launch Lab offers a network of mentors comprising of industry experts, successful entrepreneurs, and experienced students who provide guidance and support to aspiring innovators through one-on-one mentoring sessions, workshops, and other resources. This network is a valuable asset for those seeking to launch their ideas and create a meaningful impact.Connect with a mentor
Launch Lab offers academic opportunities for both personal growth and credit. Students can use the lab spaces as an academic supplement for experimentation, research, and creating projects. There are multiple opportunities to receive school credit through both independent studies and classes offered through the Innovation Labs.Explore Opportunities
Launch Lab organizes events that educate, inspire, and connect individuals in the URI community with industry professionals and insights into innovation and entrepreneurship. From pitch competitions and workshops to networking events and guest speakers, these events offer opportunities to expand knowledge and gain valuable connections within the innovation ecosystem. By attending, aspiring innovators can gain inspiration, learn new skills, and develop a greater network.See Event calendar