Schedule | LSU Innovation & Technology Commercialization

Upcoming Program Dates

Before Week 1

Anytime before Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

Session 1

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019 | 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM | Louisiana Emerging Technology Center, 2nd Floor

  • Introduction to the Program - Session 1 Presentation
    • Background and History of NSF I-Corps
    • Business Model Canvas Basics
    • Developing & Testing Hypotheses
    • Team Presentations / Q&A
  • Assignments for Next Session:

Session 2

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 | 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM | Louisiana Emerging Technology Center, 2nd Floor

  • Markets Research and Customer Interviews - Session 2 Presentation
    • Market Research
    • Customer Interviewing
    • Team Presentations / Q&A
  • Assignments for Next Session:

Session 3

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019 | 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM | Louisiana Emerging Technology Center, 2nd Floor

  • Intellectual Property - Session 3 Presentation
    • Intellectual Property
    • Conducting a Prior Art Search
    • Competitor Information
    • Team Presentations / Q&A
  • Assignments for Next Session

Session 4

Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 | Louisiana Emerging Technology Center, 2nd Floor

  • One-on-One Meetings with the teaching team
  • Assignments for Next Session 

Session 5

Wednesday, March 27th, 2019 | 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM | Louisiana Emerging Technology Center, 2nd Floor

  • Final Preparation Items - Session 5 Presentation
    • Final Presentation Info
    • Funding Opportunities
    • Entrepreneur & Investor Panel
    • Team Presentations/Q&A
  • Assignments for Next Session
    • Complete the Customer Interview Form based on 3 interviews with potential customers or end users
    • Prepare Final Presentation Template (Use this Template) 
    • Arrange with the Teaching Team to practice your Final Presentation (highly encouraged)

Session 6

Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 | 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM | Louisiana Emerging Technology Center, 2nd Floor

  • Final Pitches
    • Presentation Template Available (Download Template)
  • Wrap Up