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SUTD Unique Pedagogy

At SUTD, we encourage collaborative and hands-on learning in and out of classrooms.

Venture Building Program

The ESG- SUTD Venture Building Program

Whether you are a student, researcher, or PMET, we have an array of programs that will meet your needs. We are always on the lookout for brilliant minds with an entrepreneurial spark.

Accredited Mentor Partner (AMP)

SUTD is an Accredited Mentor Partner (AMP) for the enhanced Startup SG Founder programme

Lean Launchpad Program

The Lean Launchpad Singapore (LLP) market validation programme for early stage technologies was expanded to a national-level in 2017, with NUS as the central node and partner institutions Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Management University and Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) as satellite nodes.

Jan - Apr

Graduate Entrepreneurship MasterClass (GEM)

Short entrepreneurship workshop designed to impart basic entrepreneurship knowledge to SUTD graduate students. Graduate students can obtain credits by joining this workshop.

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Term 2 – BUILDsomething

Short entrepreneurship workshop for SUTD community and members of public. Workshop is the 2nd of of the 3 part STARTsomething@SUTD series, whereby you will learn intermiediate entrepreneurship skills and knowledge (prototyping 101s, risk management, negotiation and more).

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Founder’s Circle

Networking event with angel investors, venture capital firms and serial entrepreneurs

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Term 8- Entrepreneurship Capstone

Final year capstone project for SUTD undergraduates. Students can work on entrepreneurship ideas as their Capstone project, and will be supported with grants, mentors and business workshops.

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GAP Funding

Research commercialisation grant for SUTD researchers

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National Lean Launchpad (LLP)

Research commercialisation programme. Researcher teams who are successful in applying for GAP funding MUST go through this 10-week programme.

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May - Aug

National Lean Launchpad (LLP)

Research commercialisation programme. Researcher teams who are successful in applying for GAP funding MUST go through this 10-week programme.

Enquire

Summer Break

Internships at Startups

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Founder’s Circle

Networking event with angel investors, venture capital firms and serial entrepreneurs

Enquire

Accelerating Research & Innovation for SUTD Entrepreneurs Programme (ARISE)

7-week programme designed to accelerate research and innovation commercialisation. Booster programme for LLP teams. Non-LLP teams are welcome to join as well.

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Sep - Dec

Term 1 – IDEATEsomething

Short entrepreneurship workshop for SUTD community and members of public. Workshop is the 1st of the 3-part STARTsomething@SUTD series, whereby you will learn more basic foundational concepts of entrepreneurship (ideation, value proposition, validation, market analysis and more).

Enquire

Create4Good Innovation Fund Social Entrepreneurship Initiative

Accelerator programme aimed at enabling individuals to fulfil their passion for helping the community through entrepreneurship while building a sustainable model to ensure a lasting impact in the community they serve. We want to help you become the next exciting social entrepreneur.

Enquire

ARISE

7-week programme designed to accelerate research and innovation commercialisation. Booster programme for LLP teams. Non-LLP teams are welcome to join as well.

Enquire

Founder’s Circle

Networking event with angel investors, venture capital firms and serial entrepreneurs

Enquire

Term 3- LAUNCHsomething

Short entrepreneurship workshop for SUTD community and members of public. Workshop is the finale of the 3 part STARTsomething@SUTD series, whereby you will learn more advanced entrepreneurship skills and knowledge (marketing, financial budgeting, communication ).

Enquire

Term 7 – Entrepreneurship Capstone

Final year capstone project for SUTD undergraduates. Students can work on entrepreneurship ideas as their Capstone project, and will be supported with grants, mentors and business workshops.

Enquire

Upcoming Events & News

At SUTD, we encourage collaborative and hands-on learning ins.
SUTD Founder’s Circle

Networking event with angel investors, venture capital firms and serial entrepreneurs. Share your challenges and experience in your startup journey, encourage your fellow SUTD founders and hear from our guest sharers on their experience on certain topics!

Nov 9
LAUNCHsomething 2022

Finally, LAUNCHsomething introduces students to more advanced business essentials they will need in order to launch and run their startup. Topics may include but are not limited to:

  1. Startup Marketing Essentials
  2. Managing competition & retaining customer focus
  3. Startup Financials & Budgeting
  4. Incorporation Strategies
  5. Intellectual Property

Sep 23
Accelerating Research & Innovation for SUTD Entrepreneurs (ARISE) Programme

7-week programme designed to accelerate research and innovation commercialisation. Booster programme for LLP teams. Non-LLP teams are welcome to join as well.

Aug 5

Upcoming Events & News

At SUTD, we encourage collaborative and hands-on learning ins.
SUTD Founder’s Circle

Networking event with angel investors, venture capital firms and serial entrepreneurs. Share your challenges and experience in your startup journey, encourage your fellow SUTD founders and hear from our guest sharers on their experience on certain topics!

Nov 9
LAUNCHsomething 2022

Finally, LAUNCHsomething introduces students to more advanced business essentials they will need in order to launch and run their startup. Topics may include but are not limited to:

  1. Startup Marketing Essentials
  2. Managing competition & retaining customer focus
  3. Startup Financials & Budgeting
  4. Incorporation Strategies
  5. Intellectual Property

Sep 23
Accelerating Research & Innovation for SUTD Entrepreneurs (ARISE) Programme

7-week programme designed to accelerate research and innovation commercialisation. Booster programme for LLP teams. Non-LLP teams are welcome to join as well.

Aug 5


SUTD Open House 2021

  • 05 April 2021 – 25 June 2021
  • 11AM to 6.30PM
  • Online / Virtual
Join us for 4 full days of live info sessions with faculty and industry, design workshops, and fun and casual panel dialogues with students and alumni. Look out for special challenges by our students, brand new 360⁰ virtual campus tour.

Featured Programs

Experiential Programme
Start Something @ SUTD

Start Something is an experiential entrepreneurship programme that aims to expose the SUTD students to the startup ecosyst

Entrepreneurship Education
IP Clinic

Provide students & researchers with a good understanding on intellectual property coupled with a practical workshop on

Entrepreneurship Education
Undergraduate Entrepreneurship Module

As part of their curriculum, students need to form a company and seek crowdfunding. VIE also funds students for study trip

VIE Mentor-
In-Residence

airplane

 “VIE is very critical in the whole entire building of entrepreneurship especially to students.”

Managing Partner at Stream Global Pte Ltd
VIE startup mentor

To date we have

40+

startups lauched

$9,746,435

+ raised

60

startups incubated

These startups span areas such as

Frame
Disabling Disabilities
Creating Wearable Tech
Improving Personal Mobility Devices
Nurturing Young Innovators

Jan - Apr

Graduate Entrepreneurship MasterClass (GEM)

Short entrepreneurship workshop designed to impart basic entrepreneurship knowledge to SUTD graduate students. Graduate students can obtain credits by joining this workshop.

Enquire

Term 2 – BUILDsomething

Short entrepreneurship workshop for SUTD community and members of public. Workshop is the 2nd of of the 3 part STARTsomething@SUTD series, whereby you will learn intermiediate entrepreneurship skills and knowledge (prototyping 101s, risk management, negotiation and more).

Enquire

Founder’s Circle

Networking event with angel investors, venture capital firms and serial entrepreneurs

Enquire

Term 8- Entrepreneurship Capstone

Final year capstone project for SUTD undergraduates. Students can work on entrepreneurship ideas as their Capstone project, and will be supported with grants, mentors and business workshops.

Enquire

GAP Funding

Research commercialisation grant for SUTD researchers

Enquire

National Lean Launchpad (LLP)

Research commercialisation programme. Researcher teams who are successful in applying for GAP funding MUST go through this 10-week programme.

Enquire

May - Aug

National Lean Launchpad (LLP)

Research commercialisation programme. Researcher teams who are successful in applying for GAP funding MUST go through this 10-week programme.

Enquire

Summer Break

Internships at Startups

Enquire

Founder’s Circle

Networking event with angel investors, venture capital firms and serial entrepreneurs

Enquire

Accelerating Research & Innovation for SUTD Entrepreneurs Programme (ARISE)

7-week programme designed to accelerate research and innovation commercialisation. Booster programme for LLP teams. Non-LLP teams are welcome to join as well.

Enquire

Sep - Dec

Term 1 – IDEATEsomething

Short entrepreneurship workshop for SUTD community and members of public. Workshop is the 1st of the 3-part STARTsomething@SUTD series, whereby you will learn more basic foundational concepts of entrepreneurship (ideation, value proposition, validation, market analysis and more).

Enquire

Create4Good Innovation Fund Social Entrepreneurship Initiative

Accelerator programme aimed at enabling individuals to fulfil their passion for helping the community through entrepreneurship while building a sustainable model to ensure a lasting impact in the community they serve. We want to help you become the next exciting social entrepreneur.

Enquire

ARISE

7-week programme designed to accelerate research and innovation commercialisation. Booster programme for LLP teams. Non-LLP teams are welcome to join as well.

Enquire

Founder’s Circle

Networking event with angel investors, venture capital firms and serial entrepreneurs

Enquire

Term 3- LAUNCHsomething

Short entrepreneurship workshop for SUTD community and members of public. Workshop is the finale of the 3 part STARTsomething@SUTD series, whereby you will learn more advanced entrepreneurship skills and knowledge (marketing, financial budgeting, communication ).

Enquire

Term 7 – Entrepreneurship Capstone

Final year capstone project for SUTD undergraduates. Students can work on entrepreneurship ideas as their Capstone project, and will be supported with grants, mentors and business workshops.

Enquire