By bringing together the expertise of Cornell University, University of Rochester, and the Rochester Institute of Technology, the UNY I-Corps Node can offer top-tier STEM research and development experience. The UNY I-Corps Node will foster the inclusion of I-Corps participants, particularly underrepresented minorities, women, and the disabled in regional I-Corps programs. In partnership with RIT’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf – the Nation’s largest engineering program for the deaf and hard of hearing – the UNY I-Corps Node will encourage nationwide participation from this underrepresented group.
The UNY I-Corps Node leverages the resources of the Northeast to support regional innovation education, infrastructure, and research. We work cooperatively with other I-Corps Nodes and the I-Corps National Innovation Network to foster understanding on how to: