Leverage our facility, equipment, mentoring, and services to achieve validation and investment on a larger scale
Enjoy Services and Perks
From Amazon Web Services and Rackspace free hosting credits, our startups get access to an array of resources to help them get started. You’ll also enjoy UTD technology discounts, gym and recreational center membership eligibility, and access to countless databases through the UTD Library. Our Comet Discount Program gives you savings across the metroplex. Use our high-speed internet with individual company networks. Grab a cup of coffee and a piece of fresh fruit from our complimentary coffee bar and fruit station. Hop into one of our golf carts to travel across campus quickly and easily.
Use State-of-the-Art Labs
Access facilities and labs at cost-effective prices with the opportunity to work with world-class faculty on research, grants, and commercialization. Access core facilities: state-of-the-art instruments and technology for users in biological and interdisciplinary sciences. Perform device fabrication and characterization with a range of equipment in our cleanroom. Work in modern facilities at NSERL, BSB, and ROC labs.
Get Support and Mentoring
Get matched with experienced entrepreneurs, industry experts, and investment professionals who have experience working with startup companies. Leverage internal training programs through the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship such as the GalXC and CometX accelerator programs. Participate in Blackstone LaunchPad, a campus-based global entrepreneurship program designed to support and mentor students, staff, and alumni–regardless of major, experience, or discipline.
Huddle With Your Team
Our 4 spacious conference rooms are fully equipped with whiteboards, TVs, and conference phones. We also have to smaller workrooms for conference calls or one on one meetings. All are available for you to hold team or client meetings, conference rooms can hold 10+ people. Our 20,000-square-feet of workspace are a perfect mix of 2-5 person, fully furnished and move-in ready private offices, cubicles, and co-working desks designed specifically to match your needs.
Gain Visibility in Events
Gain access to communications and public relations support directly through the UT Dallas network and indirectly through VDC team led introductions. Participate in our networking, mentoring, and educational events that will make you more connected and equipped to take your startup to the next level.