This page contains resources that guide prospective and current Teams and Hubs of the U.S. National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-Corps™) program through the application process.
I-Corps Teams webinars
Monthly I-Corps Teams webinars
Join a monthly webinar to learn about the I-Corps Teams program eligibility and requirements, team composition selection, and how to apply and ask questions about the program.
Before attending a webinar, please review the solicitation and FAQ.
I-Corps Teams overview
I-Corps Hubs webinars
I-Corps Hubs webinars
Join a Hubs webinar to ask questions and learn about the I-Corps Hubs program solicitation, including eligibility, important dates and deadlines, award types, Hub makeup and more.
Past Hubs webinar
The resources below pertain to the I-Corps Teams program:
- Check out the for a brief overview of the I-Corps Teams program.
- View the FAQ page to learn about program eligibility, forming a team, the training curriculum, budget preparation and grant management.
- View the step-by-step guide to learn how to create an I-Corps account and submit an executive summary in the application portal.
Ready to apply?
The I-Corps Teams program supports researchers interested in entrepreneurial education and mentoring, with the goal of reducing the time it takes to bring technologies from the laboratory to the marketplace. There are two pathways for eligibility to the National I-Corps program.
I-Corps Hubs form the operational backbone of the National Innovation Network. Learn about their responsibilities and the criteria for joining a Hub or creating a new one.
I-Corps training and infrastructure together represent an important investment for NSF and the nation, as directed by the "American Innovation and Competitiveness Act," Public Law 114-329, Section 601.
As such, NSF is required to issue a report on I-Corps' efficacy every two years, including metrics from each federal agency participating in the program.
These reports outline in detail just how much impact I-Corps is having in the research and business communities.
Learn about I-Corps' contributions to training the scientific workforce, creating use-based technologies, and boosting the economy.
The I-Corps training program has helped launch more than 1,000 startups. Read about the remarkable work performed by our funded researchers and their role in fostering technology commercialization.