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Apply now for the Fall 2018 course.

APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED THROUGH OCTOBER 19!

Once a cohort fills up, you are queued for the next one (Spring 2019)

We are especially welcoming applications in the following areas:

  • Medical Devices and Digital Health
  • Robotics
  • The Internet of Things
  • Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology
  • Social Impact Technologies
  • Blockchain applications

 

Forming your team:

I-Corps Site teams are composed of three (minimum) to five members. The members:

entrep, academic, mentor leads for website

Team Composition

Teams must have a minimum of two members and a maximum of four. The roles are as follows:

 

  • Technical Lead (TL): has a deep understanding of the technology at the core of the team’s idea. Has to be faculty, staff, or student at Penn.
  • Entrepreneurial Lead (EL): will organize team activities and be responsible for all deliverables. Has to be faculty, staff, or student at Penn.
  • Optional – Industry Mentor (IM): an individual with industry experience and not affiliated with the university as student or faculty
  • Optional – specialist (SP): an individual that possesses other skills that fit in with the team’s activities.

Time Commitments

The TL and EL must commit to class time plus approximately 10 additional hours a week for Customer Discovery.  Other team members must commit to 5-10 hours a week in addition to class time.

Click Here to Apply now for the Fall 2018 course.