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Events

Introduction to Customer Discovery

The program consists of five (5) two-hours workshops over an eight-week period, between which you will get out of the building (virtually or physically as safety permits) to conduct 20-30 interviews with potential customers and other stakeholders.

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Topics Online Sessions
Introduction & Orientation April 2 12:00-1:30 PM (ET)
Product-Market Fit April 16 12:00-2:00 PM (ET)
Customer Discovery April 30 12:00-2:00 PM (ET)
Market Assessment May 14 12:00-2:00 PM (ET)
Commercialization Pathway May 28 12:00-2:00 PM (ET)

INDUSTRY CONNECT

An opportunity for participants to meet with industry leaders and network with potential stakeholders.

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NATIONAL NSF I-CORPS

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.

Contact icorps@purdue.edu for more information.

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Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Typically the process starts approximately 6 months prior to an NSF I-Corps cohort start date and continues until all cohort slots are filled.

SUMMER 2021 COHORTS

Summer 2021 cohorts will be held virtually. No travel is expected. Please plan to conduct interviews by phone or video conference. NSF will update the I-Corps cohort participants with more information. All times listed are Eastern Time.

Summer Cohort #1
Hosted by the Bay Area Regional I-Corps Node Program
Kickoff (online): June 8 - 11 (1:00pm start on June 8)
Weekly Sessions (online): Thursdays 1 - 4pm, June 17, 24; July 1, 8, 15
Lessons Learned (online): July 22 - 23 (12:00pm start on July 22)

Summer Cohort #2
Hosted by the New England Regional I-Corps Node Program
Kickoff (online): June 28 - July 1 (1:00pm start on June 28)
Weekly Sessions (online): Wednesdays 1 - 4pm, July 7, 14, 21, 28; August 4
Lessons Learned (online): August 11 - 12 (12:00pm start on August 11)

Fall: BIOMEDSHIP

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 technology and inventions to society.

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STUDENT MANAGED VENTURE FUND

The Student Managed Venture Fund is an experiential learning course that enables students to study a company from the perspective of an investor or venture capitalist. Students work with Purdue inventors and entrepreneurs who have submitted a proposal for second-tier funding and make investment recommendations to the Elevate Purdue Foundry Fund Committee.

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For more information contact SMVF@purdue.edu

THE SCIENCE AND PRACTICE OF COMPLEX COLLABORATION

Addressing the most pressing challenges facing business, government, and society requires the collective and coordinated efforts of multiple, diverse stakeholders. In this course you will gain insights and practical experience in managing complex collaboration and the science behind the tols and principles.

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MIDWEST I-CORPS EVENTS

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