Innovation and Partnerships Office

I-Corps Success for Berkeley Lab Technology Teams

I-CorpsBerkeley Lab teams aced the summer session of the Bay Area Regional NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps™), a program educating researchers and entrepreneurs in pathways to reach people and industries in need of innovation. Based on popular vote across all participants, the Sepion team – Peter Frischmann, Brett Helms, and Michel Fouré – received the People’s Choice Award for the best all-around team. The FutureBio team – Katy Christiansen, Nathan Hillson, Vivek Mutalik, and industry mentor Kinkead Reiling – earned the Trailblazer Award. With the training program behind them, Sepion, FutureBio, and a third Berkeley Lab team, MvT-Omics (Ling Liang, Hector Garcia Martin, and Garrett Birkel), are ready to advance their technology solutions to the next step. To read about the teams’ I-Corps experience, go here.