Delaware State University is now part of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Innovation Corps.
DSU joins the I-Corps’ new northeast hub – led by Princeton University along with the University of Delaware and Rutgers University.
Using a $15 million grant from the NSF, the new hub seeks to accelerate the economic impact of federally-funded research. while bolstering diversity in entrepreneurship and cultivating health care, science and energy startups.
“ I think quite simply we can think about it as an entrepreneur’s dream….an innovator’s dream,” said Michael Casson,DSU’s faculty lead on the project. “In other words, it’s a network of universities across the northeast that are dedicated to providing platforms for innovation, creativity and commercialization in their respective communities.”
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