Thank you for your interest in the 2018 NRT IGE program for STEM grad student innovation training! 

Recruitment Timeline

Faculty Information Sessions: You can also watch the recorded video of one of these sessions at: or download a PDF of the slide deck here. Contact if you are interested in establishing a team. 

  • 8/31/2017 (1:00pm-2:00 pm, Kidder 202)
  • 09/05/2017 (4:00 pm-5:00 pm, Kidder 202)
  • 09/13/2017 (10:00 am-11:00 am, Kidder 202)
  • 09/29/2017 (11:00 am-12:00 pm, Kidder 202)

Student Information Sessions: (More information soon!)

  • 11/03/2017 (12:00pm-1:00pm, LPSC 402)
  • 11/13/2017 (11:30-12:30 pm, LPSC 402)

Deadline to Finalize Faculty Leads and Teams: November (Including signing faculty agreements)

Deadline for Online Application by Students: November/December (Including signing student agreement)

Program Timeline (Cohort 2)

Program can accommodate up to 5 teams per cohort (4-6 students per team)

Stage 1 (one day): February 15, 2018 (8am-5pm, on the OSU campus)

Stage 2 (6 months): Hybrid course structure

  • Kickoff March 12-14, 2018 (8am-5pm, on the OSU campus)
  • Mid-point report out May 21, 2018 (8am-5pm, on the OSU campus)
  • Final report out September 2018 (8am-5pm, on the OSU campus)
  • Regular teleconference meetings and office hours using GoToMeeting (can be done remotely)