The Binational Innovation Nodes (NOBIs) are an initiative of CONACyT in partnership with the National Science Foundation (NSF) of the United States, to train groups of researchers and entrepreneurs in the exploration of markets, to validate the commercial viability of technologies , Developed in Higher Education Institutions or Public Research Centers of Mexico. The training tool used by the NoBIs is the I-Corps methodology.
The Binational Innovation Node – North Region (NoBI-Norte), is made up of six scientific-academic-business institutions; Within these institutions there is a leader and 5 strategic partners.
- Center for Advanced Materials Research (CIMAV)
- Autonomous University of Nuevo León (UANL)
- Center for Research and Assistance in Technology and Design of the State of Jalisco (CIATEJ)
- Center for Research in Applied Chemistry (CIQA)
- CAINTRA-CCM Technological Link Center (CVT-CAINTRA)
- The University of Texas at Austin Global Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CGIE).
If you want to apply, please go to www.nobi-norte.org, you have till July 14, 2017
Sign up! you still have time.
We closed registrations on July 31st and began classes on August 17th
Next September, the CGIE will host the Mexican chapter of the
YLAI program of the United States Department of State, which seeks
to empower entrepreneurs and innovative leaders in Mexico to
strengthen their competencies and help them to expose the social
impact of their project so that it contributes to the economic and
social development of their communities.
On May 20th, the MCCT students had the opportunity to present their pitches to
professors, investors and entrepreneurs representing Nemak, Femsa Foundation, Dalus
Capital, Grupo Alfa and EGADE Business School. It was a very enriching and successful experience for MCCT-8th cohort. ....
Congratulations to all of them!
Yesterday we had the visit of the President of INADEM, Enrique Jacob
Rocha, as well as the Delegate in N.L. Of the Secretary of Economy,
Carlota Vargas and the former students,Rolando Durán,
Carlos Woolfolk, Servando Aguirre, Alfredo Godinez and Javier Morales.
In the presentation of the Binational Innovation Nodes (NoBi’s) that CONACYT and NSF are developing in Mexico under the framework of the ICorps model.
CGIE is part of the NoBi Norte working along with CIQA, CIMAV and UANL.