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Funding

The NTI offers a number of different funding opportunities to help researchers and companies develop and commercialize new nanotechnology tools.

 

The Nanotechnology Application Fund 
NTI provides funding up to $50,000 for small- to medium-sized companies located in or willing to relocate to any county in Pennsylvania.

Sponsored Research Agreement
NTI works with companies and universities to create collaborative sponsored research programs in nanotechnology.

Program to Support Translational Research
The fund is available to NTI member institutions to support the costs of projects that are recommended by the Nanotechnology Commercialization Group.

PA RapidNanoNet for Rapid Prototype/Characterization Fund
PA RapidNanoNet provides grant funding to PA companies to use this network of facilities to move their technology towards commercialization. Activities will focus on industry-based developers of nano-innovations using regional providers and experts of advanced nanotechnology instrumentation and capabilities.

PA Department of Community and Economic Development

“Technology Investment Office looks to NTI as a valued partner in harnessing the technology based economic development opportunities within PA’s nanotechnology community.”

—C. Alan Walker
Secretary, PA Department of Community
and Economic Development


The NTI is an initiative of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and is funded by the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority.