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IN I-Corps at
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The University of Pittsburgh 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: Pitt School of Medicine student Adi Mittal meets Katalin Kariko, winner of the 2023 Nobel Prize for Medicine, at the National Collegiate Inventor's Competition.
Astria Biosciences Wins $275K SBIR Award 936 702 I-Corps Hub: Interior Northeast

Astria Biosciences Wins $275K SBIR Award

I-Corps alumni company Astria Biosciences has been awarded a $275,000 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I grant from the…

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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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Team

Evan Facher

Evan Facher

Vice Chancellor for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

University of Pittsburgh (Pitt)

William Clark

William “Buddy” Clark

Professor

University of Pittsburgh (Pitt)

John Inserra

John Inserra

National Science Foundation Innovation-Corps Program Manager, University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute

University of Pittsburgh (Pitt)

Paul Petrovich

Paul Petrovich

Assistant Director Business Development

University of Pittsburgh (Pitt)

Peter Allen

Peter Allen

Executive Director, Inventor Engagement and New Ventures

University of Pittsburgh (Pitt)

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