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Info Session: Polsky Science Programs

Join the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Chicago on August 19 for an upcoming, virtual info session. We will be highlighting programs for scientists interested in commercializing a technology or other research discovery. We encourage faculty and researchers from across the University of Chicago, Argonne National Lab, Fermilab, and the Marine Biological Laboratory to join us. During the event, we will share information on the following Polsky Center programs for scientists at various stages in the commercialization process.

// EXPLORE: I-Corps
Funded by the National Science Foundation, I-Corps is designed for researchers with early-stage technologies who would like to explore potential use cases by conducting interviews with industry stakeholders.
Learn more and apply for I-Corps. >>
Questions? Contact Ellen Zatkowski

// ACCELERATE: Compass Deep Tech Accelerator
A first-of-its-kind accelerator supporting deep tech ventures emanating from research at UChicago and the national labs, the Compass provides a variety of resources to help launch your venture.
Learn more and apply for Compass. >>
Questions? Contact Kim Kieras or Shyama Majumdar

// FUND: George Shultz Innovation Fund
The George Shultz Innovation Fund (GSIF) provides up to $250,000 in co-investment funding for early stage tech ventures coming out of UChicago and the national labs.
Learn more and apply for GSIF. >> 
Questions? Contact Sergio Marrero

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