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The I-Corps™ at NIH

You’ve created the technology.

Now it’s time to get to business with I-Corps.

I-Corps at NIH Online Info Session - Thursday, February 22, 2018 2-3PM EST


The I-Corps program provides funding, mentoring, and networking opportunities to help commercialize your promising biomedical technology. During this 8-week, hands-on program, you’ll learn how to focus your business plan and get the tools to bring your treatment to the patients who need it most.


Program benefits include:

  • Funding up to $50,000 to cover direct program costs
  • Training from biotech sector experts
  • Expanding your professional network
  • Building the confidence and skills to create a comprehensive business model
  • Gaining years of entrepreneurial skills in only weeks.


The upcoming I-Corps sessions will take place June - August 2018.

Click here for program eligibility requirements.

APPLY NOW for I-Corps through 2017 FOA PA-18-517 Applications must be received by March 5, 2018, 5:00 p.m. your local time. (Use sample application cover sheet and sample application excerpt for reference.)

For information on how to apply to I-Corps, visit our application information page. And for more information on eligibility, timeline, activities, and funding, visit our FAQ page.

If you have any questions about the program, please contact the program director at your awarding NIH/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) institute, or email Christie Canaria.


Updated: February 15, 2018