The New York City Regional Innovation Network (NYCRIN) is a highly interactive innovation and entrepreneurship consortium of over 25 prominent universities in Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. As a Node within the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program, our goal is to build and leverage our network to improve the innovation ecosystem and academic-based startup success in the NYCRIN region.
This event is an opportunity to meet the NYCRIN leadership team, learn about the node objectives and plans, find out more about the I-Corps program and benefits, and network with the 25+ universities within our node. Attendees will learn how their institutions can take advantage of our growing entrepreneurial ecosystem and how they can benefit by collaborating with neighboring universities.
10:00-10:30 NYCRIN State of the Node
10:30-11:00 I-Corps 101
11:15-12:00 I-Corps Success Stories: Panel of former I-Corps teams
12:00-1:00 Venture Showcase / Lunch
1:00-2:30 Concurrent Workshops
- Leveraging Lean Launchpad for Your Researchers
- How to Best Promote I-Corps on Your Campus and Best Practices for Building Teams & Finding Mentors
- Lean Workbench for Creating and Tracking Startup Metrics that Matter
2:30-3:30 Networking Reception
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