The five-week I-Corps@NCATS Short Course at the University of Miami provides biomedical scientists and engineers with a new approach to accelerate the translation of discoveries to clinical practice.
May 17, 24, 31 & June 7, 14
Miller School of Medicine Campus
Miami CTSI Training Center
1120 NW 14 St, Suite 710
Miami, FL 33136
- Master the entrepreneurial concept of testing hypotheses through customer discovery.
- Develop a compelling business case for the technology, focused on value propositions, customer segments, and additional stakeholders.
- Determine the commercial viability of the technology and explore potential paths to a university exit.
- Expand the team’s network of key innovation partners, including instructors, mentors, investors, and customers, as part of the university innovation ecosystem.
- Develop greater self-confidence and business presentation skills in preparation for investors and partners.
How Does It Work?
Participants attend two face-to-face sessions (the kick-off and finale), but will conduct customer discovery during the three weeks in between, checking in virtually or in-person during office hours.
Who Can Apply?
Teams of two (entrepreneurial lead and PI) consisting of faculty, staff, post-doctoral associates, residents, students or entrepreneurs.
Deadline – May 6, 2019
Suhrud Rajguru, PhD
Departments of Biomedical Engineering And Otolaryngology