Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise

UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School


Striving to elevate North Carolina as a global leader in innovation and entrepreneurship.

The Kenan Institute works with key partners in the business community to create lasting economic impact ranging from projects with real outcomes to industry forums and research. Companies collaborate with us through these initiatives:

Concierge Service for Entrepreneurs

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This resource for all UNC-CH entrepreneurial activities provides a full range of assistance to transform innovative ideas into technology driven products. Business partners serve as mentors and advisors to these interdisciplinary groups, along with inventors, faculty, and students. We also look to the business community as a source of funding for UNC-CH research and commercialization.

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