INTRODUCTION TO CUSTOMER DISCOVERY
A 4-week course that helps researchers take those first steps to understand an industry and whether or not their technology could address a significant need.
NATIONAL NSF I-CORPSTM
A world-renowned 7-week, 100 interview course designed to enable teams of scientists, engineers, and researchers to understand the potential value of their technology and inventions to society.
A full-semester course that helps graduate students in science, technology, engineering, and management take those first steps to understand the potential value of their biomedical technology and inventions to society
BUSINESS MODEL & CUSTOMER DISCOVERY
This half-semester course is a taste of the Lean LaunchPad method. The course provides participants with a set of skills and entrepreneurial knowledge that can be applied to any career path.
AGILE STRATEGY AND COLLABORATIVE LEADERSHIP
This half-semester course will introduce you to the new disciplines of agile strategy and collaborative leadership. Participants will learn how to design and guide complex collaborations by following a discipline of simple rules.
The Foundry at the Burton Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship offers Firestarter and the NSF I-CorpsTM supported Market Validation programs as well as experienced support from alumni and entrepreneurs-in-residence. Sign up HERE for weekly updates on entrepreneurial ecosystem events.
SBIR PHASE 0
Purdue and the Midwest I-Corps Node are piloting a new program, SBIR Phase 0. The Midwest NSF I-Corps Node (MWIN) is currently launching a new program, SBIR Phase 0. Its goals are to identify and improve preparation for the NSF Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I program. The SBIR Phase 0 program will support eligible teams and existing companies to participate in a Summer (July-September) 7-week national Innovation Corps (I-CorpsTM) cohort and receive customized professional startup services (I-CorpsTM Go) to prepare for company formation and SBIR application.
MIDWEST I-CORPS NODE PROGRAMS