NSF’s I-Corp Program

The reason for this email is to tell you about an upcoming Webinar for NSF grantees.

If you have an active NSF award (or one that expired within the past five years) you may be a candidate for NSF’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps).

I-Corps is a unique program that targets NSF researchers for additional support — entrepreneurial mentoring and funding — to explore the marketability of products or processes that are based on their research.

What do you need to qualify for I-Corps? First, you should have a vision of how the technology that resulted from your NSF award might be commercialized and used. Next, familiarize yourself with the program (see below) and attend the next I-Corps Webinar on:

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 at 2 P.M.

If you intend to join this Webinar, please simply send a “Reply” to this email message.

To find out more about the I-Corps Webinar and to join it, refer to:

http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/i-corps/program.jsp

To find out more about I-Corps refer to:

http://www.nsf.gov/i-corps-home

http://www.nsf.gov/i-corps-prog

Author: Jonathan Eisen

I am an evolutionary biologist and a Professor at U. C. Davis. (see my lab site here). My research focuses on the origin of novelty (how new processes and functions originate). To study this I focus on sequencing and analyzing genomes of organisms, especially microbes and using phylogenomic analysis

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