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Program Dates for Fall 2015:

  • Today – Applications accepted for I-Corps Sites
  • 9/4 – Application period closes
  • 9/11 – Selected teams are announced
  • 10/2 – Week 1 meeting, 12 - 2 pm
  • 10/9 – Week 2 meeting, 12 - 2 pm
  • 10/16 – Week 3 Entrepreneurial Leads meet with I-Corp's Administrators 
  • 10/23 – Week 4 meeting, 12 - 2 pm
  • 10/30 – Week 5 Entrepreneurial Leads meet with I-Corp's Administrators
  • 10/6 – Week 6 meeting, 12 - 2 pm
  • 11/13 – Week 7 presentations by teams, 12 - 2 pm
  • 11/14 and beyond – Program follow-up and continued engagement

Program Topics:

Before Week 1

Week 1

  • Class Topics
    • Introduction of Program
    • Business Model Canvas Basics
    • Forming Customer and Value Proposition Hypothesis 
  • Deliverables for following week

Week 2

Week 3

  • Entrepreneurial Leads meet with I-Corps Administrators to go over business model canvas, discuss progress, and propose next steps
  • Deliverables for following week

Week 4

Week 5

  • Entrepreneurial Leads meet with I-Corps Administrators to discuss progress during the program and any next steps, including UARF assistance in pursuing one or more commercialization aimed grants
  • Deliverables for following week

Week 6

Week 7

  • All teams present their potential markets to group
  • Deliverables for future weeks
    • Final budget reporting
    • Survey on I-Corps Sites program