Student Innovation Centers

Innovate Health Yale (IHY) is committed to one concept: change. IHY represents a group of Yale faculty, program directors and students focused on using the principles of entrepreneurship and innovation to promote health and prevent disease. InnovateHealth Yale is a home for those at Yale interested in creating innovative solutions to health challenges. They train students to become change agents, catalyze interdisciplinary entrepreneurial efforts to address national and global health problems and bring to Yale social innovators as role models and mentors.

The Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale (Tsai CITY) has a mission to inspire and support students from diverse backgrounds and disciplines to seek innovative ways to address real-world problems. Tsai CITY helps students, faculty, and alumni collaborate more effectively across disciplines, and across ways of thinking about the world.

The Yale Center for Business and the Environment (CBEY) provides a focal point for research, education, and outreach to advance business solutions to global environmental problems. The Center joins the strengths of two world-renowned graduate schools - the Yale School of Management and the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies - together with a network of internal and external thought leaders at the business-environment interface. 

The Yale Center for Engineering Innovation and Design (CEID) empowers students to improve human lives through the advancement of technology. CEID aspires to launch high-impact projects and develop visionary leaders by bringing together people from diverse backgrounds and giving them resources to learn, create and share. The Center seeks to infuse design experiences into student learning through an array of classes and activities. In addition to hosting engineering design courses, CEID holds workshops, lectures, networking events and exhibitions and hosts a competitive CEID Summer Fellowship. Student teams and clubs can also use the Center for meetings and project work.