NSF I-Corps Hub Northeast Region

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Transform your discovery

  • Explore the value to society of your research 
  • Engage with mentors and experienced entrepreneurs
  • Accelerate your discovery’s impact through a startup or new venture

Apply for I-Corps

The next Propelus, our 4-session I-Corps training program, will take place April 6, 11, 18 and May 2 from 9:30am - 12:30pm online.

Deadline extended to March 23, 2023.


Curious about I-Corps?

Read below or head over to the Explore page learn more.

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Rutgers University student Sherifat Alaka illuminates fingerprint samples with a special light, while observed by Kimberlee Sue Moran, associate teaching professor and director of forensics. Rutgers is one of two partner institutions in the new Innovation-Corps (I-Corps) Northeast Hub hub funded by the National Science Foundation to foster startups based on university research. Photo credit: ©2020 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

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Events and Upcoming Regional Programs

Novus @ Rutgers
May 17

Networking Lunch will be provided so please RSVP before Wednesday, May 10, 2023.

Learn about the impact your research or innovation could have in solving real-world problems by attending our Novus I-Corps Program at Rutgers University, a half-day introduction to…

Propelus I-Corps Regional Program - June 2023
  • Jun 5
  • Jun 7
  • Jun 14
  • Jun 28

Apply by May 15, 2023

Through the program, we provide training and grants to support team-based customer research aimed at investigating the viability and societal impact of scientific and technological discoveries.

Our four-session program helps researchers explore the customer perspective to inform how a…

The I-Corps Northeast Hub

The NSF I-Corps Hub: Northeast Region is made up of ten universities, with new partner institutions added annually. Note: Participants in Hub programs do NOT need to be affiliated with a Hub member university.  

University of Delaware
Delaware State University
Rutgers University
Princeton University
Rowan University
Temple University
Lehigh University
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