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I-Corps Application

Open to the Penn community: faculty, students, post-docs, staff, and alumni who graduated in the past year.


You can apply as:

  • a team with an idea;
  • an individual with an idea looking to form a team; or
  • as an individual without your own idea, who wishes to join a team.

Team ideas need to based on STEM research/education developed at Penn.  We will facilitate networking sessions to help form teams for those that sign-up.


Apply to the next I-Corps Cohort

The final application date for the Spring 2021 course is February 24

Application Process

  • I-Corps Program Managers will meet with applicants for a virtual interview to assess their fit for the program.
  • Admission decisions will be made following the interview.
  • Participants can choose which cohort to join, based on availability and schedule.

Once the cohort fills up, you will be queued for the next one. Registration is rolling.


Watch this video recording of the I-Corps info session held on September 23, 2020: