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NEXUS-NY Clean Energy Accelerator Information Session

Sep 21st, 2017 -- dmbsrs

NEXUS-NY is a clean energy seed accelerator.  Each year, NEXUS-NY provides financial, business and educational support to around 10 entrepreneurial teams which are selected through a competitive application process. 

The next application window opens on October 2nd and closes on November 10th.  NEXUS-NY has previously worked with several RIT researchers and students, providing intense business mentoring and commercialization grants.

VentureWell Faculty Grants

Sep 21st, 2017 -- dmbsrs

Synopsis.  VentureWell awards faculty grants to colleges and universities for the purpose of strengthening existing curricular programs and/or building new programs in invention, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Through these grant funds, VentureWell supports creative pedagogical approaches that generate student teams (E-Teams) working on technology solutions to real-world problems.

VentureWell E-Teams Grants

Sep 21st, 2017 -- dmbsrs

VentureWell’s E-Teams program provides funds for multidisciplinary groups of students and faculty to bring an invention to market. An E-team must​ contain a minimum of two active undergraduate or graduate students, and a faculty mentor who will serve as Principal Investigator (PI). The fall cycle deadline is October 4.  https://venturewell.org/student-grants/

Looking for a faculty mentor?  Please contact the Simone Center.

Innovations in Low Vision Technology Research Award

Aug 9th, 2017 -- dmbsrs

The Research to Prevent Blindness/Reader's Digest Partners for Sight Foundation and RPB/Consumer Technology Association Foundation Innovations in Technology Low Vision Research Award promotes the development of assistive devices for persons with low vision, with a focus on mobile and/or wearable innovations that can be implemented on multiple platforms, such as electronic tablets or phones.