Welcome to the Skandalaris Center

We aim to inspire and develop Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship at Washington University.

There are many ways to get involved in Washington University's Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship community. Contact us to learn more.

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There is always something happening at the Skandalaris Center and in the general St. Louis innovation and entrepreneurship community.

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Upcoming Events

  • September 24, 2018 • 6 PM – 7 PM
  • Erlanger Auditorium, McDonnell Medical Sciences Research Building

BEC Kick-off: Making the Transition from Science to Business Presented by BioEntrepreneurship Core (BEC) Former nuclear pharmacist, Washington University alum, and current CEO of KaloCyte, Inc., Elaine Haynes will provide insight into making the transition from science to business and what it means to deliver positive change and maximize value. Monday, September 24, 2018 6pm- […]

  • September 25, 2018 • 4 PM – 5:30 PM
  • Skandalaris Center | Mallinckrodt 128

Put your PhD-level problem solving and ideation skills to good use and support a start-up!
A local nonprofit startup, EyeSeeMe, has been selected to share a business challenge that they are dealing with. Attendees will analyze EyeSeeMe’s current situation, solo or in teams, to identify possible solutions to EyeSeeMe’s challenge, and then present their ideas to a panel of judges.

  • September 26, 2018 • 5:30 PM – 7 PM
  • Skandalaris Center, Mallinckrodt 128

Meet & Eat: Corey Rimmel Presented by The Skandalaris Center in partnership with the Olin Venture Fund   FROM COOKIES TO CANNABIS: HOW TO INNOVATE ACROSS MULTIPLE INDUSTRIES Corey graduated from the University of Missouri – Columbia in 2011. He is the Founder of Hot Box Cookies and MizzMenus.com. Currently, he is the Director of Operations […]