Friday, May 6, 2022

Register for the MIN-Corps 'Jumpstart: Technology Commercialization' summer 2022 five-week, online short course

Register for the MIN-Corps Innovation, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Jumpstart: Technology Commercialization I-Corps Lean Launchpad online short course to help researchers explore the commercial viability of their technology-based innovation ideas. Participants receive up to $500 in customer discovery funding, and may become eligible for a $50,000 NSF grant. The five-week course runs Friday, May 13-Friday, July 8 and offers tracks in sustainability and general STEM. The course is free for faculty, researchers, and students.

Learn how to commercialize your innovation!

Register for the MIN-Corps Innovation, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship Jumpstart: Technology Commercialization I-Corps Lean Launchpad online short course to help researchers explore the commercial viability of their technology-based innovation ideas. Participants receive up to $500 in customer discovery funding, and may become eligible for a $50,000 NSF grant.

Jumpstart: Technology Commercialization Sustainability Online Short Course
Friday, May 13-Friday, July 8, 2022
8-10 a.m. Central Time
Learn more and register for the sustainability track

Jumpstart: Technology Commercialization STEM Online Short Course
Friday, May 13-Friday, July 8, 2022
11 a.m.-1 p.m. Central Time
Learn more and register for the general STEM track

This online course will help you explore the commercial viability of your STEM-based innovation idea. The Lean LaunchPad approach (also called Lean Startup) is a process to help you systematically test key assumptions about your technology and the customer problems it might be able to solve better than current alternatives.

Courses include:
  • Course introduction
  • Product-market fit
  • Customer discovery
  • Market assessment
  • Commercialization pathway
The course is free for faculty, researchers, and students with STEM-based ideas or intellectual property and a strong interest in commercializing their technology. 

For more information visit the Great Lakes NSF I-Corps Hub website.

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