In addition to offering industry exposure and entrepreneurial training for participating teams, the ISU I-Corps Site will provide advice, resources, networking opportunities, and infrastructure for exploring commercialization opportunities. I-Corps will work with existing entrepreneurial endeavors at Iowa State, including the infrastructure and resources at Economic Development and Industry Relations, such as the ISU Startup Factory.
Teams that are accepted into the program and participate in all sessions are eligible to receive a microgrant of up to $3,000 to support customer discovery efforts.
KEY PROGRAM DATES
Applications accepted: Nov. 1, 2017 – Jan. 31, 2018
Review Panels: Feb. 1-14, 2018; exact dates TBD
Notification of accepted applicants: Feb. 16, 2018
Program kickoff: Feb. 28, 2018, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the Economic Development Core Facility
Additional session dates: March 7, March 21, and March 28, 2018, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the Economic Development Core Facility (Attendance by the Entrepreneurial Lead and Academic Lead is required at all sessions to be eligible to receive a microgrant. No exceptions will be made for this requirement.)
Cultural Competency Workshop: TBD