Innovation Nexus: Connecting Projects and Startups with the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Community

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Floor/Room #
2nd Floor- Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center

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Join Us for a Vibrant Evening of Innovation and Collaboration 
Innovation Nexus:
Connecting Projects and Startups with the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Community

This event promises to be an inspiring networking evening where the spirit of innovation and collaboration comes to life! 

Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Time: 5 – 7 PM
Venue: Worcester Polytechnic Institute / Innovation Studio / I&E Center

 Unlocking Possibilities Together

At this casual and dynamic gathering, we aim to

  • Connect the innovative ideas of WPI projects and startups with experienced minds in our innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem.
  • Uncover the incredible potential of collaboration between our WPI community and the wisdom and support of our community experts.
  • Catalyze meaningful growth and development.
Innovation Nexus

Innovation Nexus is designed to create a dynamic, highly interactive in-person opportunity for project teams and startups to forge meaningful connections with community members. At this event, project teams and startups will showcase their initiatives, explore potential collaborations, and uncover how fellow community members can contribute to their growth. Innovation Nexus aims to not only facilitate networking but also serve as a catalyst in fortifying the I&E pipeline, fostering a vibrant ecosystem where ideas flourish, partnerships form, and innovation and entrepreneurship thrive.

Here is a sample of the student project and startup exhibitors with more to come!  

  1. Minecraft Jukebox - Kaden Ly (Tinkerbox project)
  2. Animatronic Baby Yoda - Matthew Winchell (Tinkerbox project)
  3. PAWE (Portable Affordable Wheelchair Enhancer) - Antonio Marzoratti (Tinkerbox project)
  4. Alicorn - Brandon Sanders and Ash Levey (Startup)
  5. 360energy - Kemal Rifky (Startup)
  6. Enactus - Enactus members (Facilitating community connections)
  7. Igniting Innovation: Fire Protection Jam – Three project competition finalists
  8. ‘Innovation Through Making’ course – Mitra Anand (Faculty)


All community members are invited to share their skills, talents and expertise!

Light refreshments will be provided.

Kindly register to help us plan for enough refreshments.

 Innovation Nexus Registration Link


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Registration Deadline
Contact Person
Kristie DeJesus