February 1, 2024
The NSF I-Corps Hub Mid-Atlantic Region hosted a special event for University of Maryland faculty and graduate students, and regional companies on January 29, 2024 titled “Innovation & Broader Impact in Research, and NSF Innovation Grants.”
The event, hosted at UMD, was designed for researchers interested in exploring spinout, startup, or other commercial opportunities for their research projects.
UMD Aerospace Engineering Professor and Chair Alison Flatau shared how resources like NSF’s I-Corps program help researchers transform innovations into successful products and services.
Dean Chang, UMD chief innovation officer and Mid-Atlantic I-Corps Hub lead PI, and Dan Kunitz, director of Mtech Ventures and Mid-Atlantic I-Corps Hub executive director and co-PI, discussed workshops and funding opportunities, including:
Lunch and networking followed.