Novus at UConn, September 2024

Introductory training to learn how to change your focus from the science / technology to the people it benefits and more.
Sep 20, 2024, 11:30 am1:30 pm
UConn Graduate Business Learning Center, 100 Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT 06103


Event Description

The Accelerate UConn Novus program will provide teams with information on the NSF I-Corps methodology, give a sneak peek into what is taught in our Propelus Program, and explain funding opportunities.

Each member of your team that is attending should RSVP individually. Lunch will be provided, so please RSVP by Tuesday, September 17th, 2024 at 11:59pm.

Who Should Attend:

  • UConn students, faculty, staff and alumni who are developing a scientific or technical discovery.
  • Individuals, including community members and local researchers/entrepreneurs, who want to learn how innovation happens at The Accelerate UConn program.
  • Student Organization / Program Leaders who want to learn more about how I-Corps can benefit their members.


  • Testing Your Assumptions Using The Business Model Canvas & Customer Discovery: The importance of hypotheses and why no business plan survives first contact with customers
  • Asking The Right Questions: The Keys to Collecting Actionable Insights through Customer Discovery Mapping your market
  • Next Step Resources for Commercialization
  • Information on Accelerate UConn Phase 1

Learn more about Accelerate UConn at

Questions? Reach out to [email protected]