State of CT – Announces tech grants for incubating companies Governor M. Jodi Rell announced that six more start-up technology companies have received a financial boost through the Connecticut Small Business Incubator Program.
The Center for Network Centric Product Support Research (NCPS)
Back in Aug. 2008, 8 companies received grants they were: New Ortho Polymers, LifePharms, Evergen, MakScientific, Agrivida, Conversion Energy Enterprises, and MysticMD. Full Story…
Program info can be found on CCAT’s website. If you believe you qualify for this funding, please contact Paul Striebel at CCAT (860.282.4231) to have an application package sent to you. The purpose of the program is to provide grant money to help defray the financial burden of maintaining and growing a start-up technology based business. Potential uses of this funding include, but are not limited to the following:
Business Plan preparation
Patenting, licensing costs
Locating new facilities for companies ready to graduate from incubator status
Testing or research to support proof of principle
“Specialized Equipment”The State of Connecticut has made $1.0 M available to fund this program, which will be administered on a first-come, first-served basis beginning December 1, 2007. Qualified companies will be eligible for grants totaling up to $50,000.