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West Virginia University

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West Virginia University 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

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

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

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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Team

Fred King

Fred King

Hub Partner Senior Administrator, Vice President for Research, Professor of Chemistry

West Virginia University

Jianli (John) Hu

Jianli (John) Hu

Faculty Lead West Virginia University

West Virginia University

Erienne Olesh

Erienne Olesh

National I-Corps Adjunct Instructor, Regional Instructor, Operations Team

West Virginia University

Carrie White

Carrie White

Regional I-Corps Instructor

West Virginia University (WVU)

Jessica Allen

Jessica Allen

Operations Team

West Virginia University

Bob Waggoner

Bob Waggoner

Regional I-Corps Instructor

West Virginia University

Anne Jones

Regional I-Corps Instructor

West Virginia University

Michelle Taylor

Michelle Taylor

Regional I-Corps Instructor

West Virginia University

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