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I-CORPS

Training Program for Clinical and Translational Scientists

Do you want to learn how to accelerate the translation of your biomedical discoveries, social science research 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 four-week 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 for their technology or innovative idea.

We are now accepting applications for the Summer 2022 I-Corps@NCATS training. Classes will be held in a hybrid format with virtual and in-person opportunities. Sessions will be led by instructor David Charron, NSF I-Corps & NIH I-Corps.

SUMMER 2022 TIMELINE

Orientation: Tuesday, May 17,. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (CT) Hybrid

Kick-Off: Wednesday, May 18, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (CT) Hybrid

Mid-point: Wednesday, June 1, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (CT) Virtual

Finale: Wednesday, June 8 ,9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (CT) Virtual 

*Out-of-class: Complete 30 customer discovery interviews as a team. Participate in a 30-mimute, check-in with faculty.

SHOULD I APPLY?

At the end of this four-week training, teams will:

  • Gain customer insights to translate their innovations into viable commercial products/services
  • Identify product-market fit
  • Be more successful in getting small-business and research funding

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

INFO SESSIONS AND REGISTRATION

Register for a 30-minute information session by emailing Merly Thomas. Zoom info sessions are offered on Fridays in April at 12:30 p.m. (CT).

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

Training Program for Clinical and Translational Scientists

Do you want to learn how to accelerate the translation of your biomedical discoveries, social science research 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 four-week 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 for their technology or innovative idea.

We are now accepting applications for the Summer 2022 I-Corps@NCATS training. Classes will be held in a hybrid format with virtual and in-person opportunities. Sessions will be led by instructor David Charron, NSF I-Corps & NIH I-Corps.

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