I-Corps@Ohio Request for Proposals

I-Corps@Ohio is a statewide program, funded by the Ohio Department of Higher Education, to assist faculty and graduate students from Ohio universities and colleges to validate the market potential of their technologies and launch startup companies. The program is modeled after the National Science Foundation’s successful I-Corps program, which has successfully increased innovation, entrepreneurship and industry collaboration. The Ohio program will accelerate commercialization of technologies from Ohio universities, colleges and research institutions while expanding the business acumen and networks of faculty and students across the state. Teams that receive I-Corps@Ohio
funding are required to complete an intensive 8-week, hands-on training program.

The deadline to submit a proposal is January 15, 2019.

View the 2019 RFP.