By Tracey Bryant and Catherine Zandonella, Princeton • August 25, 2021
Photos by Evan Krape and Ashley Barnas
Collaboration to accelerate tech, broaden diversity in entrepreneurship
The University of Delaware is a partner in a new regional innovation network, established with a $15 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), to accelerate the transformation of scientific discoveries into technologies that improve our daily lives.
The NSF Innovation Corps (I-CorpsTM) Northeast Hub, announced Aug. 25, is one of five new hubs in a nationwide NSF-funded network of universities formed to boost the economic impact of federally funded research – delivering benefits in health care, energy and the environment, computing, artificial intelligence, robotics, advanced materials and other areas – while building skills and opportunities among researchers from all backgrounds, including those historically underrepresented in entrepreneurship.
About Horn Entrepreneurship
Horn Entrepreneurship serves as the creative engine for entrepreneurship education and advancement at the University of Delaware. Currently ranked among the best entrepreneurship programs in the US, Horn Entrepreneurship was built and is actively supported by successful entrepreneurs, empowering aspiring innovators as they pursue new ideas for a better world.