Innovation Center

Center for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

The JSU Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIEED) leverages the best of JSU’s STEM, business and entrepreneurial capabilities, as well as collaborative potential in addressing some of society’s most pressing problems (via university-industry partnerships). The CIEED takes advantage of expertise co-location and facilitates the intersection of widely disparate learning and idea generation; a place for constant learning, common vision, as well as creativity and innovation.

The CIEED pairs entrepreneurs, designers, and businesses with subject matter experts. The elements of Research, Education, and Corporate Partnership will be uniquely interwoven to drive creativity and innovation, while accelerating technology transfer, entrepreneurship, and economic development. Primarily, the CIEED  focuses on supporting the innovative activities of JSU faculty, staff, and students, and extending such capabilities to the Mississippi community, and other industry partners.

The CIEED has a training collaboratory that seats up to 75 people and is equipped with video conferencing capabilities (MondoPads, Microsoft Surface, ClearTouch, and more). Please let us know how we can collaborate with you to host your next innovation, small business, and entrepreneurship related events. The Center also has 5 rooms to provide for small team collaborations. The rooms are equipped with desks and chairs, and a white board for ideation.