National Science Foundation I-Corps Entrepreneurial Training


I-Corps Program Details:
Are you working on a research project or have an idea of your own and are interested in learning about its broader impact and commercial potential? Join the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps Training Program!

Registered teams will complete a fully remote, 5-week I-Corps training (meets 1X/week) which is an assumption/hypothesis-testing, customer-focused discovery process to gather important insights needed to maximize the impact of an innovation. The focus is identifying the commercial potential of an innovation or idea for a solution that solves a problem. Maybe this is a research project you are working on or maybe it is a potential idea for a business.

Date: Fridays, February 23 – March 22
Time: 12pm – 3pm

Key Highlights and Benefits:
1. Hands-On Training: The NSF I-Corps regional training program provides a hands-on, high-impact, and fast-paced opportunity to learn how to commercialize your technology or business idea while gaining a new skill set.
2. Customer-Focused Discovery Process: Immerse yourself in a customer-focused discovery process aimed at gathering crucial insights to maximize the impact of your idea. Conduct customer discovery interviews, study customer/stakeholder needs, and collect insights into their workflows. This is a great starting place to determine if there is commercial potential to your idea!
3. Personalized Feedback: Receive actional advice from highly knowledgeable instructors with a wealth of experience in the start-up space.
4. Improve Your CV: Add this I-Corps training to your CV and SBIR/STTR grant proposals.

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National Science Foundation Innovation Corps


NSF I-Corps Desert and Pacific Region Hub


February 23, 2024