Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center
We support entrepreneurs from all walks of life and help them grow with that extra bit of ambition, efficiency and impact! If you are driven by the desire to shake up the status quo, to transform through entrepreneurship and innovation, to play an active role in the world's future, join us!
What is the HEC Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center?
Students with innovative & amazing ideas, SMEs in acceleration or corporate transformation, Social or environmental entrepreneurs, at the HEC Paris - Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center you will find a unique blend of entrepreneurial energy.
programmes to help you get started, grow and develop
projects supported each year
partnerships of excellence
An exceptional community of 4,500 students and 60,000 HEC alumni
An ecosystem of 400 professors, researchers and recognized experts
Programs for entrepreneurs
Discover our programs for aspiring and current entrepreneurs.
HEC StartUp Launchpad
Designed with a ‘learning by doing’ (applied pedagogy) approach by HEC Paris, in partnership with School 42.
Incubateur HEC Paris
The HEC incubator is a tailored, à la carte and participative startup support program.
HEC Challenge Plus
The program helps developers of innovative projects with high growth potential build their business plan, and provides assistance throughout the development process. The teaching formula closely associates training, assistance and a personalized...
HEC Stand Up
HEC Paris provides business project creators with its pedagogical and academic resources and offers them a 10-day session to initiate the launch of their activity.
Develop your inclusive business and your social impact!
HEC Challenge Plus Afrique
A flagship entrepreneurship training program that helps creators of innovative projects with high growth potential to draw up their business plan and supports them in their development.
HEC Creative Destruction Lab
Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) is a not-for-profit seed-stage program for massively scalable science-based companies.