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NSF I-Corps Regional Course (now completely virtual)

May 23, 2020 - June 18, 2020

Are you a scientist, engineer, or aspiring entrepreneur working on a tech innovation that you think has strong commercialization potential? Not sure how to move your idea from the lab to the real world?

Join the free, three-week NSF I-Corps Regional Course (now completely virtual), and learn how to talk to customers, develop a business model, and find product-market fit!

WHO: Scientists, Engineers, & Aspiring Entrepreneurs
WHAT: NSF I-Corps Regional Course- Free 3-week Training (All Virtual)
WHEN: May 28th – June 18th, 2020
WHERE: Hosted online by Cornell University
HOW: Apply Now at

The I-Corps Regional Course is funded by NSF, run by the Cornell-based UNY I-Corps Node and taught by experienced entrepreneurs. Using an ‘evidence-based entrepreneurship’ methodology, scientists learn how to develop business hypotheses, test them in interviews with potential customers, and find product-market fit.

After successfully completing the regional course, teams can become eligible to apply to the national NSF I-Corps Teams program where they’ll receive $50,000 to continue their customer discovery process.

Learn more and apply at



May 23, 2020
June 18, 2020
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