Research, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship Community

The Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program invites students from all academic backgrounds to participate. The group explores the opportunities and challenges for scientific, technological, and social innovation, in areas from machine learning to musicology and from medicine to politics. Through dinners, workshops, and field trips, students will meet and talk with researchers and entrepreneurs from Penn, the region, and the world.

To Apply to this Program:

Submit an online housing application and list this program as your top choice.  Note that you should list Entrepreneurs as the program. You're required to submit an essay as part of the Residential Program application process. Please answer this question on your application.

  • Research is the cornerstone of innovation and entrepreneurship. Write about research you would conduct on an innovation that inspires you or an entrepreneurial venture that you hope to undertake.

You can also visit the Residential Program page for additional information.