Illinois Wesleyan
IDEA Center

Create the next big thing

A Chance to Innovate & Explore

As the innovation hub on Illinois Wesleyan University's campus, we have all the tools to help your dreams become a reality. Whether it be launching a startup, creating a prototype, working on a class project, or pursuing your hobby, let the IDEA Center be your home. Housed in the Memorial Center, IDEA Center programs and resources are available to anyone on campus and help create a rich entrepreneurial spirit. These programs provide resources such as funding, technical skills, building leadership and creativity, and networking opportunities.


19 Student-RunBusinesses Launched
Over 20Innovation Resources
300 StudentsUse the IDEA Center monthly
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