The Innovation Corps (I-Corps) teaches National Science Foundation (NSF) grantees to identify valuable product opportunities that can emerge from academic research and offers entrepreneurship training to student participants. I-Corps is a public-private partnership that prepares you to extend your focus beyond the laboratory by broadening the impact of select, NSF-funded basic-research projects. The primary goal of I-Corps is to foster entrepreneurship that will lead to the commercialization of technology that has been supported by NSF-funded research. The Innovation Corps (I-Corps) is part of the Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2) at Georgia Tech, which helps enterprises improve their competitiveness to significantly impact the economy. The Georgia Tech I-Corps administers the curriculum of this new NSF initiative. Georgia Tech and University of Michigan were selected as NSF I-Corp nodes in addition to Stanford University, where the I-Corps originated. I-Corps is supported by the National Science Foundation, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, and the Deshpande Foundation.

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