IN I-Corps Hub
West Virginia University

IN I-Corps at
WVU

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

2023 Ag-Corps participants.
Innovators Explore Product-Market Fit of Tech in Ag-Corps 1000 650 I-Corps Hub: Interior Northeast

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

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 2560 1707 I-Corps Hub: Interior Northeast

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

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  2560 1707 I-Corps Hub: Interior Northeast

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

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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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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