Student Resources

The Construct - A maker space open to the RIT community for individuals seeking a place to create innovative products and solutions.

Mentors and Coaches - Industry experts available to assist and guide students with their ideas.

Student Innovation Labs - Office and lab space for student teams to develop their innovative projects and prototypes.

Courses - Students earn course credit while working with coaches on innovative and entrepreneurial ideas.

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

Other Supporting Services

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.