What Does The Hatchery Offer?


Inspiration and Learning


Inspiring students of all schools and disciplines to understand that innovation is relevant to them, and helping them to acquire and apply the core skills of innovation.

  • Courses and training on innovation and entrepreneurship skills, from harnessing creativity to building diverse teams, interdisciplinary thinking, human-centered design, Lean Startup, and more
  • Insights and tips from industry and non-profit though leaders with shows such as "Emory Innovators" and "Might Could: Stories of Innovation in the ATL"
  • Curated Materials for Inspiration, learning and practicing—from strategy and team-building games, to ideation and planning aids, book and media collections, and more
  • Hands-on learning opportunities to apply core innovation skills to create positive change in the world
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Project and Start Up Support


Working with students to understand their needs and goals, coach and develop their ideas, and connect them to financial, material, and programmatic supports.

  • Material and financial support for projects and startups
  • Personalized coaching and mentoring
  • Equipping student innovators and entrepreneurs with methodologies for predictably and repeatably making effective decisions
  • Connections to programs and resources across Emory, and to companies, organizations, and alumni beyond
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Resources and Community


Curating the environment, materials, and community that innovators and entrepreneurs need to prototype, build, and launch.

  • A modern, Google X-styled facility that is highly-configurable and provides drop-in working space
  • Makerspace with materials for prototyping, including a 3D printer
  • Collaboration and meeting rooms with whiteboards and AV equipment
  • A supportive and collaborative innovation community, in-person or online: Click Here to link to our Discord
  • Online Resource Library
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For faculty, staff, alumni, and outside organizations


  • Use the space, for class meetings and other student engagements
  • Hold events in the event space that are open to Emory students, faculty, staff, and alumni
  • Teach programs and courses for Emory students, faculty, and staff, which may include additional partners to enhance opportunities for these target audiences
  • Mentor and coach student projects and startups
  • Develop and deliver cross-school, interdisciplinary experiences for students and staff
  • Convene Emory, alumni, and outside partners to provide broader learning and professional growth opportunities for students
  • Sponsor challenges that allow students to apply innovation and drive change
  • Provide grants and other support for student startups
  • Other ideas? Let us knowWe're happy to explore use cases
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Contact the Hatchery


Email us: Send Email

Give us a ring: 404.727.3711

Visit us:

1578 Avenue Place
Suite 200
Atlanta, Georgia 30329

Fill out a brief, open-form survey and request form:

Hatchery Survey
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