The Innovation Center

The Innovation Center’s goal is to diversify the innovation pipeline through challenges, developing the next generation of innovators and recognizing young innovators.

Our current innovation initiatives are:

  • Planet Mogul – The Institute is demonstrating strategies for creating a diverse new generation of entrepreneurs using an interactive early childhood education model, Planet Mogul.
  • Minority Business Development – Counseling, assistance and networking that help racial minorities start, operate and grow successful businesses.
  • Women Business Development – Counseling, assistance and networking that help women start, operate and grow successful businesses.
  • Transportation Business Diversity – Advocacy and technical assistance that helps small and disadvantaged businesses build their capacity to bid on federally funded transportation projects.