Innovation Commercialization Assistance Program (ICAP)

Upcoming ICAP Cohort – Hampton Roads: May 2018

In partnership with the 757 Angels, Old Dominion University, and Hampton Roads SBDC, a new ICAP short course cohort will begin in May 2018. For more information about important dates and to apply, click here.




Upcoming ICAP Cohort – Fairfax: March-April 2018

In partnership with George Mason University's I-Corps Site, The Mix@Fenwick, the Mason SBDC and Mason Enterprise Center, the Virginia SBDC began an ICAP Lean Startup Short Course on March 23rd at GMU. A total of 18 teams, split between two cohorts, attended at the MEC and CIT. With continued assistance from the ICAP staff and SBDC counselors, teams will continue their work using a customized roadmap for success.



Previous ICAP Cohort – Harrisonburg: January-February 2018

The inaugural short course cohort of the Virginia SBDC’s ICAP Lean Startup program kicked off in Harrisonburg on January 23rd. This program was also supported by the Shenandoah Valley SBDC, JMU X-Labs and the Shenandoah Valley Technology Council. For two weeks, 11 teams were introduced to the Lean Startup methodology and began a fast-paced customer discovery process. Each of the 11 teams completed the introductory program and will now continue their work with the support of their local SBDC counselor and the ICAP Team.