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Innovation Commercialization Assistance Program (ICAP)

Upcoming ICAP Cohort – Richmond: March 2020

ICAP is excited to announce its first Richmond cohort, which will begin this coming March. This cohort is being presented in partnership by the Virginia Small Business Development Center Network and Virginia Commonwealth University. To learn more and register, please click here.

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Upcoming ICAP Cohort – Harrisonburg: March 2020

ICAP will return to Harrisonburg for the first time in 2020. Hosted by the Shenandoah Valley SBDC and supported by JMU X-Labs and the Shenandoah Valley Technology Council, an ICAP course will be held in Harrisonburg in March. For more information and apply, please click here.

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Upcoming ICAP Cohort – Charlottesville: March 2020

ICAP will return to Charlottesville for a second cohort this coming March. This cohort is being presented in partnership with the Central Virginia SBDC, University of Virginia's iLab, and George Mason University. To learn more and register, please click here.

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Upcoming ICAP Cohort – Hampton Roads: February 2020

ICAP will kick off the first Hampton Roads cohort of 2020 this coming February. This cohort came together through the continued partnership between  757 Angels, Old Dominion University, and the Hampton Roads SBDC. To learn more and register, please click here.

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Upcoming ICAP Cohort – Fairfax: February 2020

George Mason University will host its first cohort of 2020 on the GMU-Fairfax campus. This cohort is made possible by the continued partnership between George Mason University's I-Corps Site, The Mix@Fenwick, Mason SBDC, and Mason Enterprise Center. For more information and apply, please click here.

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Previous ICAP Cohort – Loudoun County: October 2019

The second Loudoun County ICAP cohort of the year kicked-off at the Mason Enterprise Center in Leesburg this fall. Hosted by MEC-Loudoun and partnered with Loudoun Country SBDC, Loudoun County Department of Economic Development, and the City of Leesburg, the introductory course began in October.

 

Previous ICAP Cohort – Arlington: October 2019

ICAP began a new Arlington cohort this past October, which was presented by George Mason University and the Virginia SBDC, and was hosted and sponsored by BizLaunch.

 

 

 

Previous ICAP Cohort – Hampton Roads: October 2019

A new 2019 Norfolk ICAP cohort began in October. In partnership with the 757 Angels, Old Dominion University, and Hampton Roads SBDC, this was the fourth area cohort to begin this year.

 

Previous ICAP Cohort – Charlottesville: September 2019

ICAP presented its inaugural Charlottesville cohort this September. This cohort was presented in partnership with the Central Virginia SBDC, University of Virginia's iLab, and George Mason University.

 

 

 

Previous ICAP Cohort – Roanoke: September 2019

Hosted by Roanoke College and supported by the Roanoke SBDC, an ICAP introductory course cohort began this September. Teams from across Southwest Virginia went through the introductory course as the first step in the ICAP process.

 

Previous ICAP Cohort – Norfolk: June 2019

A new 2019 Norfolk ICAP cohort began in June. In partnership with the 757 Angels, Old Dominion University, and Hampton Roads SBDC, this was the third area cohort to begin this year.

 

 

Previous ICAP Cohort – Fairfax: June 2019

George Mason University hosted its third ICAP cohort of 2019 at the Fairfax MEC. The continued partnership between George Mason University's I-Corps Site, The Mix@Fenwick, Mason SBDC, and Mason Enterprise Center kicked off the completed cohort at GMU.

 

Previous ICAP Cohort – Radford: May 2019

ICAP began its inaugural cohort at Radford University. Hosted by Radford University's Davis College of Business and Economics and in partnership with the Roanoke SBDC, this cohort kicked off in May.

 

 

Previous ICAP Cohort – Loudoun County: May 2019

The new Loudoun County ICAP cohort kicked off at the Mason Enterprise Center in Leesburg. Hosted by MEC-Loudoun and partnered with Loudoun Country SBDC, Loudoun County Department of Economic Development, and the City of Leesburg, the course began this May.

 

Previous ICAP Cohort – Virginia Beach: April 2019

A new 2019 Norfolk ICAP cohort began in April. In partnership with the 757 Angels, Old Dominion University, and Hampton Roads SBDC, this was the second area cohort to begin in 2019.

 

 

Previous ICAP Cohort – Manassas: March 2019

George Mason University hosted its second ICAP cohort of 2019 at the Fairfax MEC. The continued partnership between George Mason University's I-Corps Site, The Mix@Fenwick, Mason SBDC, and Mason Enterprise Center kicked-off another cohort in 2019.

 

Previous ICAP Cohort – Harrisonburg: March 2019

ICAP returns to Harrisonburg for the first time in early 2019. Hosted by the Shenandoah Valley SBDC and supported by JMU X-Labs and the Shenandoah Valley Technology Council, an ICAP course was held in Harrisonburg in March.

 

 

Previous ICAP Cohort – Fairfax: January 2019

George Mason University hosted its first ICAP cohort of 2019 at the Fairfax MEC. The continued partnership between George Mason University's I-Corps Site, The Mix@Fenwick, Mason SBDC, and Mason Enterprise Center kicked-off the first cohort of the New Year in January.

 

Previous ICAP Cohort – Norfolk: January 2019

Kicking off 2019, ICAP returned to Norfolk for the first cohort of the year. In partnership with the 757 Angels, Old Dominion University, and Hampton Roads SBDC, an ICAP course cohort began in January.

 

 

Previous ICAP Cohort – Fairfax: November 2018

George Mason University hosted the final ICAP cohort of 2018 on the Fairfax campus. The partnership between George Mason University's I-Corps Site, The Mix@Fenwick, Mason SBDC, and Mason Enterprise Center continues with the last course of the year.

 

Previous ICAP Cohort – Loudoun County: November 2018

The inaugural Loudoun County ICAP cohort kicked-off at the Mason Enterprise Center in Leesburg. Hosted by MEC-Loudoun and partnered with Loudoun Country SBDC, Loudoun County Department of Economic Development, and the City of Leesburg, the course began in November.

 

 

Previous ICAP Cohort – Harrisonburg: October 2018

Hosted by the Shenandoah Valley SBDC and supported by JMU X-Labs and the Shenandoah Valley Technology Council, a new ICAP course was held in Harrisonburg this fall.

 

Previous ICAP Cohort – Fredericksburg: October 2018

An ICAP course was held for the first time in Fredericksburg this fall. This cohort was hosted by the University of Mary Washing SBDC, Center for Economic Development, and College of Business, and sponsored by the City of Fredericksburg Office of Economic Development and Tourism, Spotsylvania Office of Economic Development, Stafford Office of Economic DevelopmentKing George County Office of Economic Development, and Caroline County Department of Economic Development and Tourism.

 

Previous ICAP Cohort – Arlington: September 2018

ICAP began a cohort on the George Mason University Arlington Campus in September of 2018. George Mason University's I-Corps Site, The Mix@Fenwick, Mason SBDC, and Mason Enterprise Center were host to a fourth ICAP Lean Startup Course cohort.

 

Previous ICAP Cohort – Hampton Roads: September 2018

In September of 2018, ICAP returned to Hampton Roads. In partnership with the 757 Angels, Old Dominion University, and Hampton Roads SBDC, 12 new teams formed the third ICAP cohort meet at the REaKTOR Business Innovation Center.

 

 

Previous ICAP Cohort – Fairfax: July 2018

ICAP returned to George Mason University in July of 2018. George Mason University's I-Corps Site, The Mix@Fenwick, Mason SBDC, and Mason Enterprise Center hosted a third ICAP Lean Startup Course cohort with 14 teams participating.

 

Previous ICAP Cohort – Roanoke: June 2018

Hosted by Hollins University and supported by the Roanoke SBDC, Roanoke College, and Virginia Western Community College, an ICAP course cohort began June 14, 2018. 11 teams from across Southwest Virginia are going through the introductory course as the first step in the ICAP process.

 

 

Previous ICAP Cohort – Hampton Roads: May-June 2018

In partnership with the 757 Angels, Old Dominion University, and Hampton Roads SBDC, an ICAP course cohort began in May 2018. Because of high demand, a second cohort will begin in June. A total of 20 teams participated in the first two cohorts and will continue in the program for the next year.

Previous 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 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 2018

The inaugural introductory 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.

 

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