Stony Brook University

Innovation Boot Camp

at CEWIT in SBU R&D Park

Sept. 20, 23, 30, 2021

A three-day program of talks, activities, and workshops on entrepreneurship, business model, customer discovery, and product-market fit.

Sept. 20
Starting your Startup

Kick-off workshop includes team presentations, lectures on business model, customer development, customer segment, and best practices for customer discovery.

Sept. 23
Customer Discovery Journey

Midweek workshop includes team presentations, lectures on product-market fit, value proposition canvas, customer relations, channels, and revenue model

Sept. 30
Go/No Go: What’s Next

Closing workshop: lesson learned presentations, lecture on NSF I-Corps & PFI programs, federal SBIR/STTR programs, SBU assistance programs, and future directions.

The goal of this program is to provide SBU I-Corps™ teams an experiential learning opportunity to help determine the commercial readiness of their technologies and their own taste for entrepreneurship.

Learn how to successfully transfer knowledge into products and services that benefit society.

Teaching Team

Anurag Purwar, PhD


Ann-Marie Scheidt, PhD


David Hamilton

CEBIP Executive Director, AERTC COO

Robert Harrison

SBDC Senior Business Advisor

Heidi Anderson

CEBIP Client Manager

Shruti Sharma, PhD

CEBIP Program Manager

The Venue


Center of Excellence in Wireless and Information Technology (CEWIT) at Stony Brook University
1500 Stony Brook Road
Stony Brook, NY 11794-6040

CEWIT @ SBU is a next generation research and educational facility whose mission is threefold: become recognized as a world leader in interdisciplinary research in the emerging, critical technologies of the information age, address the skilled technology worker shortage, and foster new enterprise development.

We have limited spots for applicants. Apply today.