Novus at NJIT

Introductory training to learn how to change your focus from the science / technology to the people it benefits and more.

Learn about the impact your research or innovation could have in solving real-world problems by attending our Novus I-Corps Program at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), a half-day introduction to I-Corps, followed by optional self-paced coursework.

Date
Apr 12, 2024, 11:30 am3:30 pm
Location
NJIT Martin Tuchman School of Management - 3rd Floor Leir Conference Room MTSM 184-198 Central Ave Newark, NJ 07103

Details

Event Description

Lunch will be provided - please RSVP no later than April 8, 2024.

Learn about the impact your research or innovation could have in solving real-world problems by attending our Novus I-Corps Program at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), a half-day introduction to I-Corps, followed by optional self-paced coursework.

The Novus I-Corps at NJIT program provides an opportunity for individuals and teams with innovations to:

  1. Shift the mindset from science and technology to the learning about the people it could benefit
  2. Understand how Customer Discovery drives innovation (and gets you out of the building!)
  3. Meet local I-Corps Program Leaders and Tech Transfer Officers to guide your journey
  4. Learn tips for success from an I-Corps alumni Panel sharing their experience
  5. (Optional) Network with others to form teams

Who Should Attend:

  • NJIT faculty, postdoctoral researchers, graduate students, and/or undergraduates who are developing a scientific or technical discovery.
  • Individuals in the community who want to learn how innovation happens at NJIT and potentially join a team.
  • Student organization/program leaders who want to learn more about how I-Corps can benefit their members.

Benefits

  • TRAINING: Three-hour training introducing the I-Corps Lean LaunchPad approach to evaluating technologies through customer-discovery research, focused on identifying the technology’s potential for development in a startup or other venture.
  • NETWORKING: Build relationships with local I-Corps program leaders to get guidance and support. Individuals can form teams to be eligible to apply for the Regional I-Corps program.
  • PREPARATION: Attendees will be prepared to begin a journey of Customer Discovery with their own team or with a team they newly created.
  • FOLLOW-ON OPPORTUNITIES: Attendees can be fast-tracked to the 4-week Regional I-Corps Program ($3,000 NSF grant to conduct Customer Discovery)