With support from The Lemelson Foundation, NCIIA awards almost $2 million annually in grants to support courses, programs and ventures with the potential for scalable impact.
Student and faculty technology innovators must be part of a US-based member institution (college or university) to be considered for one of our programs. All proposals must be submitted online. Click here for examples of past grantees by sector.
NEW E-Team Program
The E-Team Program is for college and university-based innovators and entrepreneurs. An expansion of our previously awarded E-Team grants, the E-Team Program provides early-stage funding of up to $75,000, along with training, coaching, and investment opportunity for teams working on market-based technology inventions.
Upcoming application deadlines: May 10, 2013
Course and Program grants help faculty strengthen existing programs or build new courses in invention, innovation, and technology entrepreneurship. Award amounts are up to $50,000.
Upcoming application deadlines: May 10, 2013, November 8, 2013
Sustainable Vision supports transformational educational programs and/or courses where breakthrough technologies are created and commercialized for the benefit of people living in poverty in the US and abroad. Award amounts are up to $50,000.
Upcoming application deadlines: November 8, 2013
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