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Apply today to the Polsky I-Corps program

From our friends at the Polsky Center: Calling all faculty, researchers, and grad students! Get help bringing your research, technology, or idea to market with the NSF-funded Polsky Center I-Corps program, specifically designed to empower those in the UChicago community to test the innovative potential of their ideas and envision how they could play out in the real world.

Previous experience in business or entrepreneurship is not required.

All accepted teams will receive $2,500 in funding from the National Science Foundation and personalized coaching from Polsky Center staff and advisors. Participants will learn how to identify a market need and create a clear value proposition through classroom instruction and outside field work. Past I-Corps teams have successfully gone on to win innovation funding and SBIR/STTR grants. Apply now. >>


Interested in collaborating with even more people at the university? Attend the UChicago Graduate Student and Postdoc Innovation Mixer on Thursday, February 2 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Polsky Exchange. The Mixer is a great opportunity to meet other like-minded campus community members and teammates for research projects or business ideas you're working on. Learn more. >>


~ Past Events ~

Diversifying Your Federal Research Funding Portfolio

04 / 12   12:00 PM ERC 5640 South Ellis Ave, Room 301B

Join the RDS team and faculty panel for the Funding Fundamentals workshop series. 

ARL Central Director visit and workshop on Feb 27th

02 / 27   10:00 AM William Eckhardt Research Center 401

Army Research Lab talk on AI and Machine Learning on Feb 27th

Funding Fundamentals: Preparing Multi-Investigator Grant Proposals

01 / 29   12:00 PM Searle Room 240A

Join us on January 29th to learn about center or multi-investigator grant projects.