Request for Proposals for “ISURF Technology Fund”
The ISU Research Foundation is accepting applications for its grants program designed to expand the commercial success of ISU technologies that have been disclosed to the ISU Research foundation. The grants program is supported by revenues generated from successful commercialization of ISU innovations.
The funds are to support the enhancement of the commercial value of an ISU technology in order to help more ISU technology reach the marketplace as the foundation for new companies and/or the growth of existing companies.
All proposals should be based on a technology that has been disclosed to ISURF. The project should address research that will enhance either the value of the invention, or increase the potential for commercialization. Funding per project will be from $5,000-$30,000 for a six month project period. The total amount available each fiscal year is $200,000
Prior to submitting a proposal, we encourage you to contact the licensing professional responsible for your technology disclosure.
An application form can be downloaded here, while the project evaluation criteria can be viewed here.
Please note: ISURF Technology Fund applications are not being accepted until further notice.