Innovation Works, Inc. (IW) is Southwestern Pennsylvania’s Ben Franklin Technology Partner, an initiative of the PA Department of Community and Economic Development, and is overseen by the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority (for further information, see http://www.innovationworks.org/). Through a competitive selection process, IW’s Technology Commercialization Initiative (TCI) intends to provide funding for one or more projects that address key engineering design challenges, show a high degree of innovation and, most importantly, identify a clear path to commercialization with the potential to significantly impact technology-related companies across the entire Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Proposals are solicited from:
- start-up companies,
- established companies, and
- university researchers/groups
in Pennsylvania for technology commercialization projects that advance the state of the industry in advanced electronics and robotic technologies, primarily through the design and early prototyping of product concepts for these markets. Collaborative projects between these groups are strongly encouraged.
For more information please click here or contact Chuck Brandt, PhD.
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Chuck Brandt, PhD
VP Technology Programs
2000 Technology Drive, Suite 250
Pittsburgh, PA 15219