A flexible, modern workspace, the Liu Idea Lab is a new physical home for innovation and entrepreneurship at Rice.


Here you will find entrepreneurs and experts in residence, mentors, and innovators from fields across campus.


The Lab hosts experiential classes, and co-curricular events such as the Lilie Lectures, competitions, and workshops.


We serve as a bridge between Rice and the entrepreneurial community in Houston and beyond.


A new resource for the Rice community, open for innovating, studying, co-working, from morning to night. 


Join us!


The Lab is located in the new Cambridge Building at the corner of Cambridge and Main Streets on the Rice campus.

Parking is available in the building garage.


Regular Access hours: To be announced shortly. 
Extended Access hours: To be announced shortly.  

In order to be granted Extended Access, members of the Rice community will need to complete the safety quiz and agree to the community rules.