Carolina Creates 

Carolina Creates is UNC's Incubator for Student Creativity. Our mission is to foster innovative creation on campus by providing the resources needed to make ideas happen. We want to build a collaborative community of innovators, leaders, thinkers, and doers.

Contact: unc.ideation@gmail.com

Maknet

We are Carolina’s Maker Network, and our goal is to create a network of makers: people interested in making, well, anything!  We bring together people interested in art, philosophy, computer science, biomedical engineering, and pretty much any major here at UNC, and connect them with the resources needed to imagine, design, and create.

Contact: uncmaknet@gmail.com

Carolina THINK

By combining classroom knowledge with the resources made available to us on campus, we aim to grow awareness behind the importance of entrepreneurship to students from all backgrounds. Carolina THINK shows students that everyone has the potential of becoming an entrepreneur.

Contact: vk1996@live.unc.edu

Design for America 

Design for America (DFA) UNC-Chapel Hill is one of 36 student-led university studios across America with a mission to use human-centered design to find solutions to local problems. DFA is interdisciplinary and thrives on diversity of ideas and people.

Contact: uncchapelhill@designforamerica.com

PI+CH (Promoting Innovations and Collaborations in Health)

PI+CH is a growing student organization at UNC dedicated to promoting health innovation with social impact. We emphasize an interdisciplinary, team-based approach to solving problems in health, grounded in the design thinking process. Throughout the year, we organize the annual Triangle Health Innovation Challenge (THInC), design thinking workshops tackling key healthcare and public health issues, and a variety of talks bringing in speakers for professional development opportunities and networking in healthcare, public health, and innovation.

Contact: anita1@live.unc.edu

Feelin' DNA

Feelin’ DNA seeks to inspire visually impaired students and their teachers by providing tactile learning tools for STEM subjects.  Our team is working to translate those images into 3-D models with simplified shapes and tactile cues that facilitate learning for visually impaired students as well as their peers.  Through collaboration with educators, students, and scientists we are creating a repository of models that will supplement the current learning environment.

Contact: joanna13@email.unc.edu claash@live.unc.edu

Carolina Best Foot Forward

A group of students fiscally providing for young amputees to live a more active lifestyle as well as promoting awareness of the injustices in insurance.

Contact: tolsonj@live.unc.edu

Helping Hand Project

We are a nonprofit organization based in Chapel Hill, NC that specializes in providing 3D printed prosthetic hands free of charge for children in need. Our efforts are made possible by donations and the countless hours our volunteers generously contribute to assemble these devices.

Contact: sekrause@live.unc.edu

Biomedical Devices Club

We are a joint UNC/NCSU undergraduate organization partnered with the Medical Innovators Collaborative (MEDIC) aimed towards exposing biomedical engineering (BME) students to the design and implementation of biomedical devices for patient diagnosis, treatment, prosthesis, and more.

Contact: saurin@live.unc.edu

Carolina Sustainable Business Club 

Carolina Sustainable Business Club exists to cultivate values-driven business leaders by equipping and empowering them to be social and environmental change-makers as they enter the workforce.

Contact: netimpactunc@gmail.com