Towson University fosters entrepreneurship and innovation through academic programs, experiential learning, and the TU Incubator.


Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship 

The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship fosters entrepreneurial talent, ideas, and opportunities for the campus community and beyond through programming and the infusion of innovative thinking across campus.                              

  • Academic Programs—The concentration in entrepreneurship for business administration majors fuses entrepreneurial thinking and practices with a foundational business degree. The minor in entrepreneurship helps students from non-business majors develop their entrepreneurial potential.
  • Entrepreneurship UnpluggedWeekly talks from successful startup founders and innovators excite and engage the campus community in entrepreneurship.
  • Competitions—Participants test their ideas and compete for prizes while getting mentorship and feedback from judges.
  • Student Launch Pad—Programs foster collaboration between students and faculty members from different academic colleges and departments.

TU Incubator 

TU Incubator provides business development support to early stage companies and entrepreneurs that have an innovative idea and viable business plan for growth. With a commitment to innovation, TU Incubator supports and promotes venture creation and small business growth in order to induce economic development throughout Greater Baltimore.

  • Ed Tech Focus—TU Incubator leverages TU's resources and reputation in education to support the largest cluster of edtech startups in Maryland.
  • Membership—Four membership levels provide early-stage startups the options needed for growth.
  • Mentor NetworkExperts from multiple industries offer functional expertise and personalized coaching to member companies.
  • Events—Monthly workshops, pitches, and networking events feature regional leaders and subject matter experts.