NSF I-Corps Northeast Hub Info Session

Make a real-world impact with your scientific invention or technology by turning it into an innovation that provides value to customers.

Date
Jun 21, 2022, 2:00 pm3:00 pm
Location
Online (via Zoom)

Details

Event Description

Learn about the impact your research could have for societal benefit!

Our National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corps program provides specialized training and mini grants of up to $3,000 to teams interested in exploring the commercial viability of their ideas for products and businesses that are based on their own inventions, University intellectual property, or any STEM-related technology.

Who Should Attend

Faculty, postdoctoral researchers, graduate students and/or undergraduates who are developing a scientific or technical discovery at any institution in the Northeast.

Benefits

  • TRAINING: Four sessions introduce the I-Corps Lean LaunchPad approach to evaluating technologies through customer-discovery research, focused on identifying the technology’s potential for development in a startup or other venture.
  • FUNDING: Grants of up to $3,000 are provided to each team and can be used to fund customer-discovery research and expenses such as conference attendance and marketing tools.
  • RESOURCES: Teams will receive mentorship from seasoned entrepreneurs and innovators. Teams may also access other programs offered by Hub-affiliated institutions.
  • FOLLOW-ON OPPORTUNITIES: Upon completion, teams are eligible for the national NSF I-Corps Teams program which provides an intensive 7-week training course and a $50,000 grant.

Cohort 4 applications are due 6/27/2022 and the required sessions will take place 8/1, 8/3, 8/10, 8/24 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm ET, with required Mentor Meetings scheduled once a week.

Sponsor
NSF I-Corps Hub: Northeast Region
Event Type
Info Session (I-Corps)
Topic
I-Corps