November 28, 2016 at 7:55 am

2017 I-Corps@Ohio Request for Proposals | Medtech, Science & Engineering

I-Corps@Ohio announces the 2017 Request for Proposals. Applications will be accepted Dec. 12 through Jan. 10.

The selection process consists of two rounds of review by an expert committee. The first round is a simple online executive summary questionnaire that will determine which teams are selected to move to the full proposal round. Applicants will be able to enter registration contact information now, and submissions will be accepted beginning Dec. 12. The deadline to submit an executive summary is Jan. 10.

In 2017, there are two tracks included in the RFP; (1) Medtech and (2) Science & Engineering. Participants will be asked to select which track fits their technology and make their submissions in that area. See the RFP for details on the criteria for each track.

To learn more about selected previous I-Corps@Ohio teams visit I-Corps@Ohio Events.

About I-Corps@Ohio

I-Corps@Ohio, an initiative of the Ohio Department of Higher Education, is a statewide program to assist faculty and graduate students from Ohio universities and colleges to validate the market potential of their technologies and launch startup companies. I-Corps@Ohio is modeled after the NSF’s successful I-Corps program, which is proven to increase innovation, entrepreneurship, and industry collaboration. The Ohio program will accelerate commercialization of technologies from Ohio universities, colleges and research organizations while expanding the business acumen and networks of faculty and students across the state.

Six collaborating Ohio institutions of higher education founded the I-Corps@Ohio program. The founding institutions are University of Akron, University of Cincinnati, Lorain County Community College, Ohio University, The Ohio State University, and University of Toledo.

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