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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The Skandalaris Center's co-working space is perfect for both collaboration and studying.
(BONUS: there's free coffee, always.)

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Upcoming Events

  • June 20 – 21, 2018
  • Havana Room, 4240 Duncan Ave, St Louis 63110

BioGenerator and BBC bring this workshop to cover all aspects of writing an SBIR/STTR proposal focused on life science technologies including eligibility, participating agencies, the difference between SBIR and STTR, and how to plan your proposal. The workshop will include information on the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation programs, though it is timed to aid in proposal preparation for the Sept. 5, 2018, NIH deadline and detailed emphasis will be placed on the NIH process.

  • June 21, 2018 • 12 AM – 12 AM
  • Time & Location TBD

Early Career Transitions Symposium – Organized with BALSA, YSP, and ProSPER.. Network with recent graduates!

  • July 1 – 15, 2018
  • Online

BALSA Foundation Grant Applications Accepted July 1-15. The BALSA Foundation will award more than $10,000 in cash awards and $30,000 of in-kind donations for professional services to first-time St. Louis entrepreneurs. Winners will join the BALSA Foundation finalist community and receive one-on-one mentoring as well as other resources to help them launch and grow their business.