The NSF based I-Corps@Ohio program provides hands-on training to Ohio faculty and students in the Lean Launchpad methodology.Learn More
Learn how to move your technology from lab to market.
Changing the methods professors use to teach science and engineering students.
95% of teams believed they found a scalable business model.
Develop market-driven value propositions.
In the I-Corps@Ohio grant funded program, learn how to find a repeatable and scalable business model for your technology.
Proven to increase innovation, entrepreneurship, and industry collaboration.
I-Corps@Ohio is a statewide grant-funded program to assist faculty and graduate students from Ohio universities and colleges to validate the market potential of their technologies and launch startup companies.
Through our grant-funded program, Ohio faculty and graduate student teams will:
Learn key business modeling concepts and their relevance to start-up efforts.Read More
Assess their core assumptions by testing hypotheses.Read More
Conduct numerous interviews with customers about market needs.Read More
Learn from executive mentors and certified instructors with relevant industry, scientific and startup experience.Read More
“I cannot say enough good things about the I-Corps@Ohio program. I was impressed with the breadth and depth of the curriculum. Even coming from an industry background, I can truly say I learned a lot of new ideas and concepts that are driving business decisions in today’s marketplace”.
Associate Professor, Principal Investigator Pseudo-Nim, OARDC Plant Pathology, The Ohio State University
“If you want to save two years, the I-Corps@Ohio program will save you that much time. In the seven-week program, you will find out if anyone really wants your technology.”
“As a direct outcome of serving as executive mentor for the AEIOU team in the I-Corps@Ohio program, I determined that I would launch the company AEIOU Scientific as its CEO. I strongly recommend that any business leader considering licensing university technology in Ohio should serve as an executive mentor in I-Corps@Ohio. It is the best way to complete a crash course due diligence process on the technology, the team, and the market”.
President and CEO, AEIOU Scientific