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University at Buffalo is one of the partner institutions that make up the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps Hub: Interior Northeast Region. IN I-Corps aims to expand the nation’s geography of innovation by creating a cohesive innovation ecosystem that delivers inclusive models of education and workforce training designed for and by innovators in rural regions and small cities.

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Upcoming Events

Regional I-Corps Courses and Info Sessions are open to anyone, regardless of University affiliation or geographic location. Courses can be virtual or hybrid, and sometimes are intended for innovators in a specific field. For a list of all upcoming events, please see the IN I-Corps Events page.

News

Photo: GEM Fellows I-Corps Course 2023 cohort.
GEM Fellows Course Aims to Broaden Impact of STEM Innovation 2560 1553 I-Corps Hub: Interior Northeast

GEM Fellows Course Aims to Broaden Impact of STEM Innovation

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 2560 1722 I-Corps Hub: Interior Northeast

BioTech Innovators Engage with Customers at BIO

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

Energy Researchers Perform Customer Discovery at ARPA-E Summit

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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Team

Kemper Lewis

Kemper Lewis

Dean and Professor of Engineering and Applied Sciences

University at Buffalo

Blaine Pfeifer

Blaine Pfeifer

Professor

University at Buffalo

Sara Goodman

Program Manager, UB Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships

University at Buffalo

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