University President Robert Zimmer welcomes guests to the opening of the University of Chicago’s (CIE) Chicago Innovation Exchange Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Chicago.

The Polsky Exchange at the University of Chicago helps scholars and entrepreneurs translate their ideas and new technologies into start-up businesses and products. Membership is open to neighborhood entrepreneurs, students just getting started, faculty looking to spin out technology they’ve researched, and anyone else interested in being a part of a community of individuals working to build, innovate, grow, accelerate, and create.

Learn more about the Polsky Exchange.