Akron continues to get support for its startups from a federal program many people have probably never heard of: the National Science Foundation’s Innovation Corps program, better known to participants as simply I-Corps.
“We’re able to accommodate about 25 companies per cohort, and we run three cohorts a year,” said local I-Corps instructor Elyse Ball, who is also assistant counsel and project manager at the University of Akron Research Foundation (UARF), which coordinates I-Corps in the region.
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Written by Dan Shingler.
Originally published April 4, 2021.