Project Eligibility

All Technologies must have TRL level of 2 or higher. (Please see TRL Level Readiness Level for explanation). All University of Utah, faculty, house staff, and graduate students may apply. Technology must be life sciences and preference will be given to healthcare applications. Those awarded applications must agree to:

  1. Each team must participate in monthly I-Corps team events (two hour evening events).
  2. Complete a final end of grant summary. A outline will be provided.
  3. Present a 10 minute presentation demonstrating your path over the course of the program and your final decision of go/no go. A outline will be provided.

I-Corps Workshop Dates

Date

Title

Session 1:
10/16/2019

Understanding customer need

Session 2:
10/30/2019

Customer discovery workshop

Session 3:
11/13/2019

Understanding customer needs & defining product requirement

Session 4:
12/04/2019

IP fundamentals

Session 5:
1/15/2020

Market validation

Session 6:
1/29/2020

Capital acquisition & venture strategies

Session 7:
2/12/2020

Pathways to market & revenue models

Session 8:
2/26/2020

Regulatory Strategy

Session 9:
3/18/2020

Review session & Team Reports

Session 10:
4/01/2020

Review session & Team Reports

All Workshops from 5:30-7:00pm
Dinner & Networking: 5:00-5:30pm