Innovation Corps

A view of Houghton, including the Michigan Technological University campus, from Hancock. Matt Roush photo.

Researchers Invited To Learn Essentials of Entrepreneurship

In an effort to help researchers fast-track their technologies to the marketplace, Michigan is launching a new entrepreneurial training program called Michigan I-Corps. Applications for the program, administered by the University of Michigan, opened last week. Michigan I-Corps is modeled after the National Science Foundation’s I-Corps (Innovation Corps) program. Two teams from Michigan Technological University have participated in the national I-Corps.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/21/2013

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Jeff Bocan: Hidden Tech-Driven Gems Make America a Richer Nation

Beringea Managing Director Jeff Bocan’s latest Huffington Post blog entry, “The Scientific ‘Antiques Roadshow': Hidden Tech-Driven Gems Make America a Richer Nation,” recaps his experiences as a venture capital faculty member at the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps program, delivered in partnership with the University of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2012

UM I-Corps

University Investors Fast-Track Tech To Market Through New UM Program

Dream big. That’s the main lesson that the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps program taught Harvey Elliott, one of the more than 80 inventors and entrepreneurs who participated in the eight-week program that culminated Thursday at the University of Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/03/2012

The University of Michigan central campus.

UM To Play Leading Role In NSF Innovation Corps

In a move designed to fast-track more research from the lab to the real world, the University of Michigan was named one of two new nodes of the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps program, NSF officials announced today at an I-Corps anniversary celebration in Washington, D.C.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2012

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