CU Boulder is proud to be a leader of the I-Corps Hub: West Region, one of only five National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (“I-Corps”) Hubs. This Hub is a partnership with seven of the top research universities across the Western United States, alongside partners University of Southern California and University of California Los Angeles.


I-Corps programs are designed help reduce the time and risk associated with translating promising ideas and technologies from the laboratory to the marketplace. I-Corps uses experiential learning of customer and industry discovery, coupled with first-hand investigation of industrial processes, to quickly assess the translational potential of deep tech inventions. Startup teams that complete our regional program (Starting Blocks and R2M) will be eligible for sponsorship to apply to the National I-Corps Teams Program.

Anyone is able to attend, includng outside the CU System.

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Questions? Contact Emily Klein,