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Why Lean May Save Your Life - The I-Corps @ NIH

Steve Blank | Posted 06.20.2014 | Business
Steve Blank

Today the National Institutes of Health announced they are offering my Lean LaunchPad class (I-Corps @ NIH ) to commercialize Life Science. There may...

A Radical Idea for Pure Science: The Scientist-Entrepreneur

David J. Teece | Posted 07.29.2013 | College
David J. Teece

As much as we celebrate new technology and treat successful entrepreneurs like rock stars, there is still a tension at many universities between the mission of fundamental research and the quest to commercialize new breakthroughs.

The Scientific 'Antiques Roadshow': Hidden Tech-Driven Gems Make America a Richer Nation

Jeff Bocan | Posted 12.02.2012 | Technology
Jeff Bocan

I-Corps is like the scientific version of PBS' Antiques Roadshow: technological gems that have largely been tucked away in the labs of America's research institutions are being dusted off to unlock the potential to create a lot of value.

NSF Innovation Corps -- What America Does Best

Steve Blank | Posted 05.30.2012 | Small Business
Steve Blank

The National Science Foundation Innovation Corps combines the best of what the U.S. government, American researchers in academia and risk capital can do together.

How to Build a Web Startup: Lean LaunchPad Edition

Steve Blank | Posted 11.22.2011 | Small Business
Steve Blank

If you're an experienced coder and user interface designer, nothing is easier than throwing together a web site. (Heck, in Silicon Valley even the waiters can do it.) But for the rest of us mortals, whose eyes glaze over at the thought of web site design, here's a handy how-to guide.