The NSF based I-Corps@Ohio program provides hands-on training to Ohio faculty and students in the Lean Launchpad methodology.Get Started
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
“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.”
“The primary objective of I-Corps is to increase the economic impact of fundamental research; secondary is to support the growth and maturity of the student entrepreneurial leads.”
Program Director, NSF I-Corps