iCorps provides each competitively assembled team with a $50,000 grant and the opportunity to determine whether a technology is commercially viable.
AquaMost, Inc. of Madison, WI is bridging the gap between environmentalist and oil drilling advocates with their water cleaning technology, photoelectrocatalytic oxidation (PECO), which purifies water contaminants and promotes a cleaner environment.
Fiberstar Bio-Ingredients Technologies, Inc. (Fiberstar Bio) of Eau Claire, WI, is helping to clear the consciences of foodies and sweet tooths alike with innovative bio-based ingredients that help to lower the caloric content of food.
With the help of Imbed Biosciences, Inc.’s specialization and innovative development of antibacterial wound dressings, burn and surgical patients can begin to avoid some agony associated with painful dressing changes.
In an effort to improve the success of university research and to determine whether a technology is commercially viable, the government program known as Innovation Corps (iCorps) aims to expedite the start-up process.