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 one of your top two choices.  Note that you should list Entrepreneurs as the program. You're required to submit an essay as part of the Residential Program application process. Follow the essay prompt as indicated in the application to address the following question and not the one listed on the 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.