2013 Technology Commercialization Grant Program
The Leon County Research and Development Authority announces its Technology Commercialization Grant program for 2013. The grant is
designed to support the development of innovative technology into commercial products or services. By providing up to $15,000 per grant, the Leon County Research and Development Authority will support local technology research and development efforts, while fostering economic development in the community. Grant funds are available to entrepreneurs and individuals from local businesses, universities and research labs on a competitive award basis. Grant recipients will also each receive a scholarship to the Entrepreneurial Excellence Program conducted by the Economic Development Council of Tallahassee/Leon County. Last years winners, Specialized Crystal Processing and BioFront Technologies, were each awarded $15,000!
Orientation meeting: February 18, 2013
Application Deadline: March 18, 2013
Finalists Announced: April 15, 2013
Elevator Pitch Night: May, 2013 (Date, Time and Place, TBD)
(Dates Subject to Change)
About Leon County R&D Authority/Innovation Park
The Leon County Research and Development Authority is a Florida Dependent Special District that acts as a valued community partner and a key driver of vibrant technology- and innovation-based economic development. The Leon County R&D Authority’s mission is to work in partnership with Tallahassee Community College (TCC), Florida A&M University (FAMU) and Florida State University (FSU) to promote world-class research and development and to foster economic development. The Leon County R&D Authority oversees the 208-acre Innovation Park campus located in Tallahassee, Florida, and may create additional research and development parks in the future.