Join us to learn more about the NSF I-Corps and The Engine’s Blueprint programs. Past I-Corps participants will be on hand to answer questions and Bonnie Bachman, Director of the Technology Entrepreneurship Office (TEO), will provide an overview of the multiweek local, regional, and national I-Corps and the Blueprint programs. TEO is home to the NSF I-Corps programs associated with the Great Lakes NSF I-Corps Hub and a partner with The Engine.
Virtual Learning session:
Tuesday, November 7 | 12:00-1:00 PM| Zoom (a link will be emailed following registration)
What is NSF I-Corps?
The NSF Innovation Corps. Funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the I-Corps™ program helps researchers quickly evaluate the commercial potential of a scientific discovery or technology that could lead to a path for startup success.
Is I-Corps for me?
If you’re a UW–Madison faculty member, staff researcher, postdoctoral researcher, graduate student, or undergraduate student with a STEM-based discovery or technology and you want to explore possible pathways to entrepreneurship, the UW-Madison I-Corps program is for you!
What is The Engine?
The Engine, built by MIT, is a venture firm investing in the next generation of Tough Tech: a transformative and broad approach applying cutting-edge technology to solve challenges in human health, climate change, and advanced systems and infrastructure. By transforming the foundations of industry, we unlock massive opportunities for a more sustainable, resilient world.