Explore Commercialization of your Innovation
Discover the potential of your innovation in just 6 workshops and receive funding to help you advance toward commercialization.
First Gear NSF I-Corps Program helps shape Pitt inventions
originating from University research from early-stage discovery to products and services that can be taken to market.
See one example path of funding
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2017 First Gear Dates
All dates take place on Fridays from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the William Pitt Union
September 15- November 10
(No meeting on 9/22 and 11/3)
Applications due September 8, 2017
Interested? Fill out this form and we'll send you the application details.
University of Pittsburgh
1st Floor Gardner Steel Conference Center (GSCC)
130 Thackeray Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260