McMillon Innovation Studio Announces Launch Lab for Spring 2021

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Students who want to bring a business idea, product or service to market will get access to invaulable expertise through Launch Lab, a new program at the McMillon Innovation Studio.

Starting with a pitch event for seed funding, student teams will gain access to resources and mentors throughout the semester. To enter the program, student teams will apply and be asked to come pitch (digitally) at our early Spring Seed Funding event. From that point, students will be a part of the Launch Lab, where you will have access to an array of entrepreneurial tools and guidance:

  • Workshops geared towards early stage development of your product or service (Lean Canvas 101, IP Crash Course, Advanced Customer Discovery, etc.)
  • Access to mentors
  • Opportunities to pitch for seed funding
  • Bi-weekly meetings with the Launch Lab to help guide and connect you throughout the process
  • Access to prototyping resources (physical and digital)
  • ID access to the McMillon Innovation Studio

Interested students should fill out this form.

About McMillon Innovation Studio: The McMillon Innovation Studio exists to shape the future of commerce by developing and enabling students to be catalysts of innovation. The studio hosts interdisciplinary student collaboration teams and provides prototyping space for students and faculty across campus to connect and create together. Inside the studio, students have access to a maker space tools like CAD modeling and 3D printers, as well as a band saw, drill press, CNC and sewing machine.


Rachel Sullivant, assistant director
McMillon Innovation Studio


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