January 30, 2018 | 9:00 – 10:30 AM (EST)

Register to Learn More about Resources for Entrepreneurial Researchers

Registration deadline: January 26, 2018, @ 5 PM (EST)

Attend this workshop to get in-depth exposure to federal grant funding opportunities and learn of resources specifically available to Tennesseans.

UTRF Business Incubator | ACEI Accelerator
2450 E.J. Chapman Drive, Knoxville, TN


Translating academic research into viable commercial products can have a tremendous impact on the scientific community. LaunchTN offers resources for entrepreneurial researchers to advance their commercialization efforts.

  • The Networks program pairs life science and energy mentors with promising new companies and offers unique access to industry-specific research assets, subject-matter experts and Launch Tennessee’s growth-stage programming.
  • Microgrants provide up to $6,000 for grant-writing assistance to Tennessee-based early-stage companies applying for an SBIR/STTR Phase I, Phase II or Fast-Track award.
  • The SBIR/STTR Matching Fund provides non-dilutive funding to Tennessee-based companies upon their successful federal grant award. Launch Tennessee administers the $1.5M fund (FY18) and disburses Phase I Match Contributions at up to $0.60 per $1, Phase II Match Contributions are $0.25 per $1.

Contact Jill@LaunchTN.org with any questions or to sign up for an appointment during office hours to discuss specific projects.

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