Is your technology ready for the market?
Explore the transition of your technology to the marketplace through training and funding from Dartmouth's NSF I-Corps Site program
- Determine the customer for your technology, the size of the market for your technology, and market trends
- Decide whether or not to pursue commercialization of your technology or idea
- Receive up to $3,000 for exploring commercialization and prototyping
- Complete the research needed to apply for a $50,000 grant to aid in commercialization
What? Grants and education for Dartmouth teams to explore commercialization of a technology developed through Dartmouth academic research or experience-based learning programs.
Dartmouth I-Corp Faculty Lead
Laura Ray, PhD
Professor of Engineering, Thayer School
Dartmouth I-Corp Program Session Lead
Caroline Cannon Tu '98
Who? Teams comprising an Entrepreneurial Lead, a Principal Investigator, and a Business Mentor, with at least one member being affiliated with Dartmouth as a current enrolled student (or recent graduate), post-doctoral fellow, faculty member, researcher, or staff member.
How much? Up to $3000 for customer discovery, defining value proposition, and proof-of-concept prototyping.
Other benefits? Participants in Dartmouth’s I-Corps Site program may to apply to the National Science Foundation’s national I-Corps program, which provides $50,000 to explore commercial viability of a technology.
How do I apply? Please submit a single pdf file containing a one-page Executive Summary and a budget of up to $3000 to Dartmouth.Icorps@dartmouth.edu.
If you have any questions about the program, you can email us directly at Dartmouth.Icorps@dartmouth.edu.