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I-Corps™ at NIH

You’ve created the technology.

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

Application closed. Check back later for future cohort information.


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 $55,000 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 February - April 2019.

Click here for program eligibility requirements.

APPLY NOW for I-Corps at NIH through PA-19-029. Applications must be received by Monday, January 28, 2019, 5:00 p.m. your local time.

sample application cover sheet and sample application excerpt.

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 agency contact at your awarding NIH/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) institute, or send us an email.


For next year's application receipt dates, please refer to the Funding Opportunity (PA-19-029.)


Updated: June 5, 2019