T. Denny Sanford Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute


The LIU T. Denny Sanford Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute is a bold initiative that serves as a springboard for the most inventive students, professionals, and high-tech companies throughout the world.

The Institute works with entrepreneurs, innovators, thought-leaders, and students on the incubation of new ideas and businesses. It houses companies that are creating new processes and products in their respective industries.

In addition, the Institute focuses on the study of entrepreneurship across disciplines, and exemplifies how thought-leaders across academia and industry can collaborate to provide a business education that meets the needs of the 21st century.

The Institute will propel early-stage start-ups to become sustainable growth enterprises. If you have a great business idea or have started a new business, the Institute offers the following services:

  • Collaborative office space with other entrepreneurs
  • Access to advisory services from LIU’s faculty
  • Access to LIU student interns
  • Business development workshops and seminars
  • Resources to support the growth and development of your business


For More Information

Ed Weis
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Ed.Weis@liu.edu