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Fuzehub Jeff Lawrence Innovation Fund Manufacturing Grants

Jan 12th, 2018 -- dmbsrs

The Manufacturing Grants are designed to encourage collaboration between companies and non-profit organizations in New York State that work with the manufacturing industry.  Applicants must partner with a New York State small and medium sized manufacturer (less than 500 employees), or early stage company with a project relevant to the manufacturing sector.

Funding will be used by the applicant to assist companies with the following types of projects:

  • Adoption on new technology to enhance a process and/or product
  • Prototype development
  • Design for manufacturing
  • Proof-of-concept manufacturing
  • Manufacturing scale-up
  • Manufacturing-related equipment purchases
  • Other projects to advance manufacturing or manufacturing capabilities

Applicants may apply for up to $50,000.  Cost sharing is required.  More information about the program including application guidelines is available at 

RIT may submit up to three applications.  Interested applicants should provide a brief description of their intended project and an overview of their budget to David Harrison at by 5:00 pm on January 24, 2018.

The application window will be open from Feb. 1 through Feb. 28.