NSF Fosters the National Innovation Network Through New I-Corps Hubs

“I remember the shared excitement and anticipation when NSF launched the I-Corps program a decade ago,” said Paul J. Corson, PIVOT Center’s Deputy Director. “To be entrusted, now, with propelling it into the next decade brings a new level of purpose and opportunity not just for the U, but researchers throughout all of Utah.”

NSF I-Corps Hub: West region — NSF 2048703

  • University of Southern California — Lead
  • California Institute of Technology
  • Colorado School of Mines
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of California, Riverside
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • The University of New Mexico
  • The University of Utah

Building on the success of the decade-long NSF Innovation Corps, I-Corps™, program, today, the U.S. National Science Foundation announced the establishment of five I-Corps Hubs that will scale the National Innovation Network and rapidly advance solutions benefiting society. Each I-Corps Hub is funded at $3 million per year for five years and comprises a regional alliance of at least eight universities. The I-Corps Hubs provide experiential entrepreneurial training to academic researchers across all fields of science and engineering.

Read the full article here: https://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/announcements/082521.jsp#.YSZt2Ovz9Yg.gmail