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Innovation Corps


The University of Louisville Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Site Program fosters entrepreneurship and stimulates lab-based research into the business market.

The program partners innovative University of Louisville (UofL) faculty, staff and students (undergraduate and graduate) with entrepreneurial mentors to identify market opportunities for new technologies that benefit society and the economy.

Support includes:

  • Advice and mentorship;
  • Networking opportunities;
  • Training in startup principles;
  • And funding.

The goal of the program, through the National Science Foundation (NSF) Innovation Corps, is to integrate and leverage existing commercialization infrastructure and capabilities to establish a sustainable program for the discovery and commercialization of STEM innovations and stimulate regional economic development.