I-Corps Annual Meeting

Wednesday, October 18, 2023
9 am - 4:30 pm
Friend Center, 7799 William St.
Princeton University

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Annual Meeting Overview

Join us for the NSF I-Corps Northeast Hub Annual Meeting, an in-person event held at the Friend Center for Engineering Education in Princeton, NJ.

This annual event exemplifies our commitment to fostering innovation and collaboration within the research community. Whether you are a researcher exploring startup opportunities, a seasoned entrepreneur, or simply enthusiastic about the intersection of technology and business, this meeting is your chance to:

  1. Connect with I-Corps participants, alumni, mentors, and industry leaders.
  2. Celebrate your progress, the strides we've made as a community, and the growth of our innovation ecosystem.
  3. Grow your knowledge-base by meeting people from a diverse range of disciplines and industries, and establish connections that can drive your projects and initiatives forward.

Agenda Highlights:

  • Keynote speakers from the forefront of innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • Panel discussions on emerging trends and opportunities in various sectors.
  • Breakout sessions focused on skill-building, best practices, and interactive workshops.
  • Poster sessions showcasing cutting-edge research and its potential for commercialization.
  • Networking sessions designed to facilitate meaningful connections.

Don't miss out on this event that promises to inspire and ignite your entrepreneurial spirit! We are excited to share this enriching experience with you.

If you have any questions or require assistance, please do not hesitate to reach out to our event organizers at [email protected].



Caitlin Baiduc
I-Corps Manager
Nidhal Bouaynaya
Faculty Lead
Stephanie Budijono
Lead Mentor, I-Corps Northeast Hub
Shawn Chester
Associate Vice Provost for Research Collaborations and Partnerships, NJIT
Marcus Crews
Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy, Loyola Marymount University
Lori Dars
Regional Instructor Trainer and Diversity and Inclusion Lead
Mark DeGuzman
I-Corps Manager
Jose Dominguez
Senior Project Administrator
Linda Edouard
Deputy Research Lead, I-Corps Northeast Hub
Michael Ehrlich
Faculty Lead
Yazmin Feliz
Lead Mentor
Daniel Freeman
Faculty Lead and Founding Director, Horn Entrepreneurship
Yusef Fullman
Biomedical Engineering Student, NJIT and Former I-Corps Fellow
Allyson Karpyn
Professor, Co-Director Center for Research in Education and Social Policy - University of Delaware
Julia Kastner
Chief Product Officer, NeuroFlow
Julius Korley
Co-Director, I-Corps Northeast Hub
Calvin Mackie
President and CEO, STEM NOLA 
Andressa Marangon
Senior, NJIT
Connie Pascal
Lecturer, Rutgers University
Rodney Priestley
Co-Director, I-Corps Northeast Hub
Jeffrey Robinson
Research Lead
David Stengle
Lead Mentor
Manny Stockman
Partner, Osage University Partners
Lee Zane
Associate Professor, Rowan University