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I-CORPS

NIH Training Program-Scaling for Sustainability

Do you want to learn how to accelerate, scale and sustain the translation of your social science research, biomedical discoveries and health innovations into viable products, impactful services and programs? Enroll today in the I-Corps@NCATS (National Center for Advancing Translational Science) training program. 

Launched in Fall 2021 by Loyola University Chicago and Chicago's Institute for Translational Medicine, this course is based on the National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corps and I-Corps at National Institutes for Health (NIH) Entrepreneurial Training Program. Utilizing the Business Model Canvas tool, the program encourages team science and experiential learning. Instructors take teams through the early stages of customer discovery where they can test the business model hypotheses of their innovations.

We are now accepting applications for the Fall 2022 I-Corps@NCATS training. Classes will be held virtually on Zoom. Sessions will be led by lead instructor David Charron, UC-Berkeley Haas School of Business, who has led numerous teams through I-Corps@NIH and I-Corps@NSF, along with Parkinson School faculty and other instructors passionate about entrepreneurial impact. 

Course Dates:

Day 1: Wednesday, October 26, 9AM-12PM CT-VIRTUAL

Day 2: Friday, October 28, 9AM-12PM CT-VIRTUAL

Office Hours: Week of October 31-November 3 (VIRTUAL-30 minute sessions, TBD) 

Day 3: Friday, November 4, 9AM-12PM CT -VIRTUAL

Office Hours: November 10, 9AM-12PM CT-(VIRTUAL-30 minute sessions, TBD) 

Day 4: Friday, November 11, 9AM-12PM CT-VIRTUAL

 

PROGRAM BENEFITS

 

  • Gain customer insights to design programs, services and/or innovations for sustainability
  • Understand principles of Customer Discovery and interview methodology 
  • Identify product-market fit
  • Be more successful in obtaining grants and research funding
  • Improve longer-term outcomes related to grant writing, research productivity and impact

Interested faculty, staff or students with questions about the format, instructors or curriculum for this innovative training should email Merly Thomas

INFO SESSIONS AND REGISTRATION

Register for a 30-minute information session offered on Fridays in September (16,23,30) from 12-12:30pm. 

Funded by NIH/NCATS Grant Number ULT TR003096-02ST and the Parkinson School Innovation Endowment Fund.

NIH Training Program-Scaling for Sustainability

Do you want to learn how to accelerate, scale and sustain the translation of your social science research, biomedical discoveries and health innovations into viable products, impactful services and programs? Enroll today in the I-Corps@NCATS (National Center for Advancing Translational Science) training program. 

Launched in Fall 2021 by Loyola University Chicago and Chicago's Institute for Translational Medicine, this course is based on the National Science Foundation (NSF) I-Corps and I-Corps at National Institutes for Health (NIH) Entrepreneurial Training Program. Utilizing the Business Model Canvas tool, the program encourages team science and experiential learning. Instructors take teams through the early stages of customer discovery where they can test the business model hypotheses of their innovations.

We are now accepting applications for the Fall 2022 I-Corps@NCATS training. Classes will be held virtually on Zoom. Sessions will be led by lead instructor David Charron, UC-Berkeley Haas School of Business, who has led numerous teams through I-Corps@NIH and I-Corps@NSF, along with Parkinson School faculty and other instructors passionate about entrepreneurial impact. 

Course Dates:

Day 1: Wednesday, October 26, 9AM-12PM CT-VIRTUAL

Day 2: Friday, October 28, 9AM-12PM CT-VIRTUAL

Office Hours: Week of October 31-November 3 (VIRTUAL-30 minute sessions, TBD) 

Day 3: Friday, November 4, 9AM-12PM CT -VIRTUAL

Office Hours: November 10, 9AM-12PM CT-(VIRTUAL-30 minute sessions, TBD) 

Day 4: Friday, November 11, 9AM-12PM CT-VIRTUAL

 

Funded by NIH/NCATS Grant Number ULT TR003096-02ST and the Parkinson School Innovation Endowment Fund.