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Transform is powered by Deep Tech Ventures at the University of Chicago’s Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation in partnership with UChicago’s Data Science Institute. This unique 16-week program focuses on solving data driven problems of today and provides unparalleled support to data science, early-stage ventures. Through the accelerator, startups will gain access to business training and technical advisement, industry mentors, venture capital connections, as well as various funding opportunities.

Program structure, resources and benefits as well as opportunities for students to engage will be shared at this information session. Please see below for key dates and link to application.

Key Dates

  • November 21, 2022: Applications Open – Link
  • January 12: Virtual Info Session
  • January 20, 2023: Application Deadline
  • February 22, 2023: Acceptance Notification
  • March 15, 2023: Cohort 1 launch
  • June 27: Graduation and Startup showcase

Questions? Contact Shyama Majumdar at