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.

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

NSF I-CORPSTM NODES

The 9 interconnected nodes of the National Innovation Network are diverse in research areas, resources, tools, programs, capabilities and in geographic locations.