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Accelerate UConn Application Deadline - Summer 2022

Friday, July 8, 2022
12:00am – 11:59pm


Accelerate UConn is UConn’s National Science Foundation (NSF) Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Site and its mission is to catalyze the transition of new scientific discoveries and capabilities from the lab to the marketplace. Participating teams will receive an introduction to the most critical elements of the I-Corps Curriculum and Lean Launchpad methodology. Over the course of this virtual 4 week program, teams will learn how to determine the market opportunity for their product or technology. Participants will learn how to: Develop new ways to communicate the value of your product or technology Understand the structure of the market you are entering Develop strategies for generating demand for your product or technology Identify next steps needed to launch your venture Identify customers most likely to bring you revenue Teams will receive: 4 weeks of training on the Business Model Canvas and Customer Discovery Process Coaching from industry experts and access to next step resources $1,000 to support customer discovery and development of minimum viable product Help to identify team members

The Summer Session of Accelerate UConn is co-run with MIT. Accelerate UConn is open to all UConn undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty and staff. Applications for the Summer 2022 cohort will close on Friday, July 8, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. FIND MORE INFO AND APPLY HERE:


Alycia Chrosniak,,(860) 728-2101

Connecticut Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (primary), Avery Point Campus, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, Graduate Business Students, Hartford Campus, Neag School of Education, School of Business, School of Business - Stamford Campus, UConn Master Calendar, Werth Institute

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