iCatalysts is an innovation strategy and solutions firm with deep expertise in the banking, energy, materials, industrial, telecommunications and utilities industries providing strategy, marketplace and acceleration solutions.
Government sponsored innovation, invention and technology commercialization programs that effectively connect to a broader entrepreneurial ecosystem and integrate well with industry experts can substantially improve their success. Collaborative initiatives with universities are critical to access leading edge researchers, innovation and commercialization partners.
iCatalysts and our partner EFN supports collaborative projects between corporations and the broader ecosystem. For example, we have led collaborative, open innovation projects with the California Energy Commission, ports and cities.
Events and Competitions
In addition to collaborative projects, iCatalysts designs and manages workshops, hack-a-thons, and pitch offs that engage innovators to help solve invention and innovation challenges that corporations face. These events provide several benefits to government agencies, corporations, innovators, universities and students alike including finding a job, recruiting, and collaborative problem-solving.
iCatalysts promotes and manages invention and business plan competitions for companies that seek to recognize student achievement. We leverage a world class online competition platform provided by our platform partner, Skipso Labs, to accept and screen applications and manage early round judging.
iCatalysts provides project funding development services leveraging our database of more than 100 sources and thousands of potential collaborators.
For agencies, companies, and universities we provide technology and company due diligence drawing on our network of more than 30 technology and market experts.
iCatalysts has provided innovation training to more than 500 professionals. Topics include innovator coaching, project development and funding, and grant writing.