This might surprise you. The three things the most innovation universities have going for them are: lab rats, tenacious students, and cool places to be.
"....key factors that underpin the success of a university-based technology
innovation ecosystem. One of the “essential” ingredients is considered
to be an “institutional E&I culture”. Among the other decisive
factors are: university research capability; a powerful student-led
entrepreneurship drive; and local or regional quality of life.
MIT report HERE. If you find your school on the "challenged" list remember, that is no excuse for not list jumping.