Featured Stories

The U. S. National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps (I-Corps™) training program has resulted in the translation of groundbreaking innovations in science and engineering and has helped launch more than 1,000 startups. The below featured stories are examples of the positive impact this program has had in fostering entrepreneurship and technology commercialization.

10 years of I-Corps

For the 10-year anniversary of the I-Corps program, NSF Director Sethuraman Panchanathan shared his firsthand account as an I-Corps participant in the summer of 2012, the initial year the I-Corps program was launched. Read about the director’s experience and what he learned.

Battery recycling technology

With the help of NSF, a team developed an innovation to recycle batteries in a sustainable manner. The batteries made from the technology used to recycle these materials recharge faster, last longer and work just as well as batteries from new materials.

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