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 be held in February.

Apply by January 17, 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 I-Corps at Delaware State University
Nov 16

Attend this introductory training to learn how to grow your focus from the science/technology to the people it benefits and more!

Propelus I-Corps Regional Program February 2023
  • Feb 14
  • Feb 16
  • Feb 23
  • Mar 2

This 4-session program provides training and grants to support team-based customer research aimed at investigating the viability and societal impact of scientific and technological discoveries.

The I-Corps Northeast Hub

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

Princeton University
University of Delaware
Lehigh University
Rowan University
Rutgers University
Delaware State University
Temple University
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I-Corps Northeast Map

This map shows the location of the the eight universities in the I-Corps Northeast Regional Hub

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