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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.
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.
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.
The Integrating MWIR and LWIR Laser Sources into AIM Photonics call for proposal is available at http://www.aimphotonics.com/dod-sept-2017/. The proposal submission deadline is 3 p.m. on October 9, 2017.
LMI (http://www.lmi.org) seeks to conduct sponsored research with university partners to provide independent analysis and practical solutions to the challenges facing the federal government. The FY18 topic areas of interest are: