THE CENTER FOR RESEARCH INNOVATION
FUNDING YOUR RESEARCH
NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY FUNDING FOR TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT
CRI is dedicated to funding and growing next generation university-affiliated technologies. The CRI is your hub for funding opportunities from within the university, through partnerships, and from government entities.
The Spark Fund targets early stage ventures and technologies; awarding up to $250k investment per opportunity.
I-Corps prepares scientists to identify valuable product opportunities arising from academic research, and gain skills in entrepreneurship.
ENTR 4505, “Entrepreneurial Growth Strategy for Technology Ventures”
Student teams in this class create business plans, financial projections and inventor packages for early stage ventures. Inventors who would like assistance from a team should contact Professor Kevin Scanlon.
NUCEE ALPHA PROGRAM
The NUCEE Alpha Program is
For Northeastern or other technologies. Applicants must form a company and can be pre-business plan.
This grant is for small businesses with promising commercial technologies. There are eleven participating government agencies
Phase I – Up to $150,000
Phase II – Up to $1,000,000
Small business must partner with a research institution, which is awarded at least 30% of the total grant.
Phase I – Up to $225,000
Phase II – Up to $750,000