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Photo: GEM Fellows I-Corps Course 2023 cohort.

GEM Fellows Course Aims to Broaden Impact of STEM Innovation

GEM Fellows Course Aims to Broaden Impact of STEM Innovation 2560 1553 I-Corps Hub: Interior Northeast

IN I-Corps hosted a regional course specifically for GEM Fellows as a part of the Inclusion in Innovation Initiative, which aims to increase participation in I-Corps and commercialization activity among STEM researchers across diverse backgrounds.

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Photo: teams in the 2023 BIO Regional Course

BioTech Innovators Engage with Customers at BIO

BioTech Innovators Engage with Customers at BIO 2560 1722 I-Corps Hub: Interior Northeast

This June, a group of researchers developing biotechnology innovations conducted customer discovery interviews at the 2023 BIO International Convention (BIO) in Boston through a tailored I-Corps regional course hosted by the Interior Northeast I-Corps Hub (IN I-Corps).

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Energy Researchers Perform Customer Discovery at ARPA-E Summit

Energy Researchers Perform Customer Discovery at ARPA-E Summit 2560 1920 I-Corps Hub: Interior Northeast

The Interior Northeast I-Corps Hub (IN I-Corps) led a specialized regional course for energy researchers in March 2023 that involved tailored virtual entrepreneurship training, followed by sponsored travel to Washington, D.C. for the ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit.  

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With $5M Raise, Iconic Air Launches Carbon Accounting Platform

With $5M Raise, Iconic Air Launches Carbon Accounting Platform 1000 650 I-Corps Hub: Interior Northeast

Iconic Air recently raised $5 million in seed funding and launched its carbon accounting platform, which offers a suite of tools to help companies manage their carbon footprint and achieve net zero emissions.

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2023 Ag-Corps participants.

Innovators Explore Product-Market Fit of Tech in Ag-Corps

Innovators Explore Product-Market Fit of Tech in Ag-Corps 1000 650 I-Corps Hub: Interior Northeast

Ag-Corps teams connected with potential customers at the 2023 American Farm Bureau Federation Convention to explore the product-market fit of their ag tech innovations.

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GEM Fellows I-Corps Course Celebrates Diversity and Inclusion in Entrepreneurship

GEM Fellows I-Corps Course Celebrates Diversity and Inclusion in Entrepreneurship 2560 1707 I-Corps Hub: Interior Northeast

The National GEM Consortium teamed up with I-Corps to provide an exclusive entrepreneurial course for deep-tech innovators from underrepresented groups.

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NSF Awards Cornell University $15 Million to Lead I-Corps: Interior Northeast Region Hub 

NSF Awards Cornell University $15 Million to Lead I-Corps: Interior Northeast Region Hub  2560 1707 I-Corps Hub: Interior Northeast

The National Science Foundation has awarded Cornell University a $15 million, five-year grant to lead the newest Innovation Corps Hub, I-Corps: Interior Northeast Region.

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