January 15, 2020 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
URI Kingston Campus

Kick-Off Workshop


    • On January 15, from 5:00 – 8:00 PM, attend a kick-off workshop
    • Each team presents their idea
    • Then you learn how to:
      • Identify top customer segments
      • Develop hypotheses about the value proposition offered to each segment
      • Find and effectively interview potential customers about their problems/needs

NE I-Corps is partnering with URI Ventures and Venture Mentoring Service of RI to offer NE I-Corps @ Rhode Island. This program is part of the National Science Foundation initiative to help move innovations to market. It is a free, 3-week interactive program to help researchers and engineers learn the skills necessary to engage in informed product development and explore the potential applications of their new technologies.

The program kicks-off on January 15th from 5:00 – 8:00 PM at the URI campus in Kingston with a final presentation on February 5th from 5:00 – 8:00 PM. Applications are due January 7 , 2020.

NE I-Corps @ Rhode Island is open to any individuals and/or teams who are working on new, innovative and differentiating technology that could be a candidate for future SBIR proposals. Whether you have an idea or have started a business, this program will help you explore the potential applications of your new technology. –

You must apply before the January 7, 2020 deadline!