Working with faculty and students to drive opportunities for entrepreneurship and innovation education around the world.

STVP develops relationships with organizations, universities and governments who share our perspective that entrepreneurship education can help students to solve the challenges of the 21st century. By sharing our approaches to teaching, research, and program development, STVP also expands its global perspective to understand how entrepreneurship flourishes most effectively in all corners of the world.
Designing Organizational Change Project
The mission of the Designing Organizational Change Project is to help leaders and teams change their organization for the better. A collaboration between STVP and our home department of Management Science & Engineering, the project develops solutions that spur constructive beliefs and actions.

The project brings together students, faculty, and leaders from a host of for-profit and non-profit organizations to uncover and test promising solutions in our classes, studies, and projects with organizations. The project conducts basic and applied research to understand why and when approaches are (and are not) useful, and shares these lessons in academic and applied reports, case studies, and change tools.


National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation

The Epicenter’s mission is to empower U.S. undergraduate engineering students to bring their ideas to life for the benefit of our economy and society. The Epicenter is funded by the National Science Foundation and managed by STVP and VentureWell (formerly NCIIA).

Epicenter offers entrepreneurship and innovation programs for engineering faculty and students; partners with leaders in academia and government to build a national entrepreneurship agenda in engineering education; conducts research on higher education models; hosts online classes and resources; and forms communities around entrepreneurship in engineering education. Visit the Epicenter to learn more.

Global Programs

Entrepreneurship education is in great demand by students everywhere. Our global programs help forward-thinking universities and faculty to develop high-impact entrepreneurship and innovation curriculum and programs for their students.

Our program offerings include developing multi-year partnerships that blend faculty exchange and curriculum development opportunities with exposure to research and student engagement practices used at Stanford. Additionally, these relationships support our partners in increasing their impact and visibility in their regional entrepreneurial ecosystems.