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Intercollege, Industry, Innovation Team

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Applications for the Fall 2022 I3T program are open to students from across campus. To apply for the program, please complete a student interest form and contact innovation@csusm.edu if you have questions. 

About the I3T Program:

The Intercollege, Industry, Innovation Team (I3T) program provides the opportunity for an interdisciplinary team of students to work alongside industry professionals and faculty to analyze the technical and business feasibility of various intellectual properties. Over the course of 8 weeks, the team will engage together to provide technological and business advice about how to bring the intellectual property to market. Last year, team Synergy won $15,000 from the Department of Defense.The team is open to any current CSUSM students. 

The team will meet weekly to evaluate and develop the business opportunity around the technology. The student team’s evaluation will include: 

  1. Finding market application for the technology 
  2. Evaluating needs of the market and features of the technology to produce value propositions 
  3. Research on the market size and growth 
  4. Develop business models that will allow for the sustained delivery of the product 
  5. Research on ways to improve the technology for better market fit