i-corps™ teams in the news


Teams that have participated in the National Science Foundation Innovation-Corps (NSF I-Corps) have raised over $1,822,795,926 in follow-on funding!

As of today, over 2,664 teams have participated in the NSF I-Corps Program. Highlighted below is a selection of news stories published since August 2022 featuring or highlighting the work of these teams.


Solid rocket startup Adranos opens fuel-production facility in Indiana


BioAesthetics Announces Additional Clinical Study for NACgraft

Bloomfield Robotics

Kubota Invests in US-based AgTech Startup


Butlr Closes $20M Investment; Secures Agreement With Carrier Global Corporation to Use Body Heat Occupancy-Sensing Technology for Smart, Healthy, Energy Efficient Buildings

Diligent Droids

Meet Moxi: A robot built by Austinites trying to help around the hospital

Eden GeoPower

PDO to Pilot Eden’s Novel Electrical Reservoir Stimulation™ Technology

Folio Photonics

Folio Photonics Announces Breakthrough Multi-Layer Optical Disc Storage Technology to Enable Industry-Disruptive Cost, Cybersecurity and Sustainability Benefits


#101 Additive Insight: Formalloy CEO Melanie Lang on new alloys & functionally integrated components with DED


GrayMatter Robotics Raises $20M Series A to Fuel Continued Growth and Expansion


Vivasc Therapeutics Inc. Receives Its Second NIH Phase I STTR Grant With the Goal of Reversing the Molecular Causes of Heart Failure

Internet of Things Monitoring System

ARC, Inc. Expands Conditions-Based Maintenance Project with the U.S. Marine Corps

Intropic Materials

And the winner of Startup Battlefield at Disrupt SF 2022 is…Minerva Lithium

Kintsugi Mindful Wellness, Inc.

Kintsugi Earns Frost & Sullivan’s Best Practices Technology Innovation Leadership Award

Kintsugi named 2022 Gartner Cool Vendor in AI Governance and Responsible AI

Light and Charge Solutions, LLC

Flexible Lighting Startup Margik Receives Unanimous Support From The Circle of Money Panel on The Unicorn Hunters Show

Lithium Ion Battery Recycling

SK ecoplant Invests $50 Million in Ascend Elements

Ascend Elements to Invest up to $1 billion in Southwest Kentucky EV Battery Materials Manufacturing Facility

Battery Resourcers Changes Company Name to Ascend Elements with Comprehensive Rebrand

Minerva Lithium LLC

And the winner of Startup Battlefield at Disrupt SF 2022 is…Minerva Lithium

Minerva Lithium uses absorbent material to change the way we extract lithium

Nano PharmaSolutions, Inc.

Mikart and Nano PharmaSolutions have entered into a collaboration agreement to manufacture clinical trial materials using NanoTransformer™ Technology


BioHealth Capital Region Forum Crab Trap Winners: Where Are They Now?


Nanopath Secures $10 Million in Series A Funding to Develop and Commercialize Point-of-Care Diagnostics for Women’s Health

Natural Fiber Welding, Inc.

New Balance, Wolverine Worldwide, Camper, Deckers & Allbirds All Join NFW’s Naturally Circular Footwear Collective


CirrusMD Partners with NeuroFlow to Deliver Digital Behavioral Health Support to Supplement Physician Care Plans


Morgantown-based Neurowired aims to advance human-robotic technology in commercial space


NewHaptics Awarded NIH SBIR Phase II Grant to Commercialize Multiline Braille and Graphical Tactile Display

Onclave Networks, Inc.

Onclave Networks Recognized in 2022 Gartner® Emerging Tech: Adoption Growth Insights for Microsegmentation

Onclave Networks Named as a Representative Vendor in the 2022 Gartner® Market Guide for Operational Technology Security

Orbit Fab, Inc.

Orbit Fab Announces Hydrazine Refueling Service on Orbit


PediaMetrix Receives $1.93 million Fast-Track Small Business Award from the NIH for Development of a Comprehensive Digital Cranial Evaluation Tool for Pediatric Offices


Arable Wins ‘Crop Monitoring Solution of the Year’ Award from AgTech Breakthrough

QSM Diagnostics

QSM Diagnostics Builds Momentum Heading into Fourth Quarter


Qunnect Raises $8M in Series A Funding, Led by Airbus Ventures


BASF announces innovation partnership with RiKarbon on emollients derived from bio-waste

Strella Biotechnology

Elevator Pitch winner Strella Biotechnology has a ripe idea for solving major food waste problem

Strella Biotechnology Rolls Out Automated Quality Management Platform for Retailers; Katherine Sizov and Jay Jordan Discuss


EIP’s Deep Decarbonization Frontier Fund Leads $4.5M Seed Round in Transaera Inc.

ViQI, Inc.

ViQi, Inc. awarded an SBIR Phase IIB grant from the U.S. Department of Energy: Interactive Visualization of Multi-Terabyte Datasets on Commodity Hardware


Standard BioTools Announces Collaboration Agreement With Visikol to Offer Multiplex Imaging Mass Cytometry Services

Visikol to Expand Facility to Meet Growing Demand For Services

This information is based on work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1743651.

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