Volume 89 Issue 32 | p. 30 | Concentrates
Issue Date: August 8, 2011

NSF Pushes Tech Transfer

Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: NSF, research, I-Corps

NSF has launched a new program to encourage team-based efforts to translate basic research results into marketable applications. The program, known as NSF Innovation Corps, or i-Corps, was unveiled in late July with a solicitation for proposals. The agency hopes to announce the first awards of $50,000 to each of 100 projects by Oct. 1. Errol Arkilic, director of the program, says i-Corps will provide funding and support for initial business plan development that . . .

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