I-Corps@Ohio Program Request for Proposals

We are pleased to announce the release of the 2019 Request for Proposals for the fifth year of the I-Corps@Ohio Program.

The I-Corps@Ohio program incorporates Lean Startup, Customer Discovery, and Business Model Canvas methodologies to accelerate commercialization of technologies from Ohio universities, colleges, and research institutions while expanding the business acumen and networks of faculty and students across the state. The resulting companies will drive sustainable technology-based economic development in Ohio.

Registration begins on Oct. 23, 2018, and you have until Jan. 15, 2019, to submit your application for funding provided by the Ohio Department of Higher Education to be selected to participate in the 2019 I-Corps@Ohio cohort. Form your team now and submit your university technology using the online questionnaire to begin the process of taking your technology from lab to market.

Click here to view the RFP.

Shauna Brummet, president and CEO of BioHio Research Park, coaches CFAES I-Corps@Ohio teams. If you are interested in submitting a proposal, contact Shauna.

Click here to apply.

I-Corps@Ohio is a statewide program to assist faculty and graduate students from Ohio universities and colleges to validate the market potential of their technologies and launch startup companies. I-Corps@Ohio is modeled after the National Science Foundation’s successful I-Corps program, which is proven to increase innovation, entrepreneurship, and industry collaboration.

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