Student Resources

The Construct - Open to all students seeking a place to create innovative products and solutions.

Mentors and Coaches - Coaching hours and additional coaching information.

Student Innovation Labs - Office working space for student teams to work on their startup projects.

Courses - Programs of study and courses in the field of entrepreneurship and innovation.

Grants and Funding - Opportunities for students and faculty to gain funding and awards through grants and other potential resources.

Other Supporting Services

Team Building Assistance - Dana Wolcott, Lead Innovation Coach, maintains a list of student projects for the Simone Center.  He can assist teams in sharing their ideas to find individuals with skills they need, while also allowing individuals to find teams.  Contact Dana at for more information or help.

Consultants - The Simone Center is also fortunate to have the following consultants who volunteer to visit and work with RIT students and faculty:

  • Denny DeLeo - Senior Partner at Trillium Group, LLC, Venture Capitalist

  • Jeff Powers - Patent Attorney

To set up an appointment with with Denny or Jeff, please contact Dana Pelliccia.