Vanderbilt’s Center for Innovation

The Wond’ry provides the tools and resources for students, faculty, staff, and community members to bring ideas to life.

Upcoming Opportunities

Deadline: May 1

Lightning Accelerator Program Accepting Applications

We're thrilled to announce that applications for the Lightning Accelerator are now open. This is your chance to turbocharge your startup with unparalleled resources, mentorship, and the opportunity to network with industry leaders. With a focus on biomedical technology, our program is designed to propel the most promising projects into the spotlight. Don't miss your chance to be part of this transformative journey.

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Innovate, Create, Collaborate

Makerspace Workshops

Whether it's sewing, 3D printing, electronics, or molding and casting, makerspace workshops offer a hands-on learning environment that encourages exploration, challenges boundaries, and fosters a culture of continuous learning and growth.

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Sept. 28th

TN Maker Fest

This free, family-friendly event, held at the Wond’ry, showcases novices and experts of all ages with one major thing in common: a joy for making and creation. From tech enthusiasts and scientists, to embroiderers, crafters and everything in between, this event will feature an incredible gathering of makers who will show off their hobbies, projects, experiments and creations. We cannot wait to display their amazing talents and gifts to the Tennessee community. 

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