The NTI seeks to nurture and support the growth of small to medium size enterprises (SME) located in or willing to relocate to PA and to encourage the development of early stage/formative companies in the region who are developing novel products and processes utilizing nanotechnology. The NTI collaborates with other regional partners for prototype development assistance such as the RapidNanoNetSM. The Nanotechnology Application Fund (NAF) is designed to build collaboration between these existing and emerging companies, and NTI university and non-profit research institutional partners through access to critical assets, including key R&D faculty expertise, facilities, specialized equipment and networks. The company’s technology interest must utilize nanomaterials and/or processes in its product development and address viable commercial markets.
Follow this link to the application: NTI Applications Fund RFP 2010-2011.
For more information, contact:
Anthony P. Green, PhD., Director
anthony (at) sep.benfranklin.org
Nanotechnology Commercialization in Pennsylvania
“Across the world, the competition to find the next great scientific advancement continues to grow… as a competitor in the global marketplace, it is Pennsylvania’s responsibility to give our universities, companies and partners the best opportunties to be on the forefront of these advancements.”
–The Honorable Edward G. Rendell
Governor of Pennsylvania