The Zahn Innovation Center is a commercial and social incubator that supports San Diego State University innovators and aspiring entrepreneurs—students, faculty and staff from any major or department on campus—as they transform their ideas into companies.
Want to join the Zahn Innovation Center?
The Zahn Innovation Center supports teams working on commercial and social enterprises as well as projects resulting in a social impact.
What is a commercial enterprise?
- A commercial enterprise is a sustainable business focused on generating a profit.
What is a social enterprise?
- A social enterprise is a type of commercial enterprise (as defined above) that results in a social impact.
What is a project?
- A project is a time-based effort resulting in a social impact.
Zahn Challenge Winners
The 2nd Annual Zahn Challenge was a success. Students, faculty, and staff competed for a sum $50,000. Meet this year's winners.