Helpful Links and Resources

These links to information may be helpful as you navigate from the technology invention stage to the commercial marketplace.


The National Science Foundation (NSF) developed the I-Corps program in 2011 to help move academic research to the marketplace. In 2016, NSF provided WSU with a three-year grant that also designates WSU as one of 51 universities that are part of the NSF National Innovation Network.

Innovation Corps (I-Corps)

Commercialization Gap Fund

Washington State Office of Commercialization Gap Fund application instructions and forms.

Commercialization Gap Fund Guide

E-8 Fellowship

E8 is a growing community of angel investors and supporters committed to advancing clean technologies in promising, early-stage companies from across North America and even overseas.

Commercialization Gap Fund Guide