SyracuseCoE Innovation Fund application round opens


Are you a Syracuse Center of Excellence (SyracuseCoE) partner? If so, you are eligible to apply to the  2019 SyracuseCoE Innovation Fund, a fund supported by Partners, for Partners, and designed to bridge barriers to commercialization of potentially transformative clean tech innovations.  Applications of up to $10,000 are invited from current 2019-20 SyracuseCoE Partner companies. No more than 5 awards will be made in this fall 2019 round, and companies at all Partner levels – Industry, Affiliate and Start-Up – are invited to apply. Projects might include research engagements with faculty and students, support for product development and testing, market analyses, proposal match requirement, and more.

Applications are due by Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at 5:00p EDT. In a streamlined review process, applications will be evaluated by a panel of reviewers, and selected applicants will be invited to give a brief pitch, in-person, for their project on, tentatively, October 2nd.

For more information on the SyracuseCoE Innovation Fund, including a link to the online application and required budget template, visit  Examples of previously supported projects are available at

The SyracuseCoE Partner Program is a robust network of businesses, university faculty and students collaborating to accelerate the commercialization of environmental and energy innovations and technologies and grow the regional economy.