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Our Mission

Do you have an idea or a new technology that you believe could solve key challenges in the real world?

Whether you’re just curious about the possibilities or ready to take that next step, at Innovation Hub West, we are here to guide you.
Funded by the National Science Foundation, our mission is to support innovators in engineering and to foster your entrepreneurial acumen through developmental training, mentorship, and programming.

We are here to help you take your revolutionary technology from the lab to the market.
Become a leader in innovation, commercialize your tech, and make a direct impact.Join Us

The
Journey

Have you ever thought about building a technology startup or commercializing your research, but you’re not sure if it’s right for you?

Our short courses will give you the guidance and resources needed to move your grant-funded research to the marketplace. Whether you’re just curious and want to learn more or you’re ready to go all the way, ZAP is where it begins. Check out our Program page to learn more and sign up!

ZAP

WHO:

Graduate students & research faculty with deep technology to bring to market.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

Gain a broad introduction to Lean Startup Methodology and The business model canvas...

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BOOM

WHO:

Teams who have completed ZAP, invitation-only. If you don’t have a NSF grant, you must complete ZAP and BOOM to gain sponsorship for the national I-CorpsTM program.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

Dive deeper into customer discovery..

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NATIONAL

WHO:

Teams with NSF grant Funding and teams who have successfully completed ZAP, BOOM, and a final screening process.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

If accepted to the national program, you will receive a $50,000 grant from the NSF..

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Events

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Our hub partners host a variety of events throughout the year. Add yourself to our mailing list to stay in the know!

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Upcoming Events

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