MIN-Corps, an I-Corps site
MIN-Corps is the University of Minnesota site of the National Innovation Corps (I-Corps), with funding from the National Science Foundation and additional support from MnDRIVE (Minnesota’s Discovery, Research, and InnoVation Economy), 3M and individual benefactors. We are part of an NSF initiative to expand STEM innovators' skill sets out of the laboratory to translate their discoveries to real-world impact. To learn more about MIN-Corps leadership and participants, click here.
STARTUP: Customer Development and Testing
Students and researchers use the STARTUP course to test business model assumptions. By meeting with potential customers and partners, participants make the first step towards technology commercialization.