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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 here
See past participants here.

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2018 First Gear Dates
All dates to be announced. 


Applications: Due Date TBA

Interested? Fill out this form and we'll send you the application details.