PARTNERS

The geographic spread, diverse industrial base and scale of the Node will help the entire Midwest region connect technology, market needs, people and money together in a way that was not previously possible.

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NSF National Innovation Network

TEAMS

I-Corps™ Teams–composed of academic researchers, student entrepreneurs and business mentors­–participate in the curriculum via online instruction and onsite activities through Sites and Nodes.

SITES

I-Corps™ Sites provide infrastructure, resources, mentorship, networking opportunities and funding to enable teams to transition their work into the marketplace or into becoming I-CorpsTM Team applicants.

NODES

I-Corps™ Nodes support regional needs for innovation education and work to build, utilize and sustain a national innovation ecosystem that further enhances the development of technologies that benefit society.

NSF I-CORPSTM NODES

The 8 interconnected nodes of the National Innovation Network are diverse in research areas, resources, tools, programs, capabilities and in geographic locations.