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CTNext Holds Fall 2020 EIA Virtual Pitch Event – Winners

September 29th, 2020 — Connecticut’s go-to resource for entrepreneurs and innovators, awarded grants to three early-stage Connecticut companies at the most recent Entrepreneur Innovation Awards (EIA), held virtually Wednesday, September 23rd.

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SBIR/STTR Application Training Sessions – This Week

September 18th, 2020 — CTNext’s SBIR/STTR AccelerateCT Program Holding Training Sessions to Help Companies Seeking Funding Through the Federal Government’s Small Business Innovation Research Programs

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Entrepreneur Innovation Awards (EIA) – Call for Entries

August 3rd, 2020 — The EIA is back! Now’s the time to start your application for Connecticut’s longest-running pitch competition, CTNext’s Entrepreneur Innovation Awards.

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CTNext Announces Governor’s Innovation Fellowship First Cohort

July 23rd, 2020 — The Governor’s Innovation Fellowship (GIF), administered by StamfordNext and supported by CTNext, today announced the first cohort of fellows for the program scheduled to kick off in August.

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Current COVID-19 Funding Opportunities for R&D

May 14th, 2020 — The SBA/CT and the University of Connecticut, lists currently available funding sources for companies and organizations conducting research and development efforts, or commercial product/service development, that could have a positive impact on the nation’s response to the COVID-19 crisis.

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COVID-19 Alert: SBA Posts Links to Resources for SBIR Applicants, Small Business, Research Community

March 27th, 2020 — The Small Business Administration (SBA) SBIR Assistance Group has compiled a list of links to resources from SBA and other sources that can assist SBIR applicants, the research community and other small businesses during the current crisis.

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Last Night’s EIA Winners Announced

February 21st, 2020 — Last night at the Greenberg Conference Center on the campus of Yale University, CTNext held its winter Entrepreneur Innovation Awards (EIA) pitching competition. Four winning companies were selected to win $10,000 grants; two grants of $2,000 each were also awarded for Judges’ Favorite and Crowd Favorite.

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UConn Launches Internship Program for Student Entrepreneurs Interested in Technology Transfer

February 19th, 2020 — This week, the University of Connecticut School of Engineering launched a new program called Experiential Entrepreneur Research Experience for Undergraduates (or more simply, E²REU). The program is designed to give entrepreneurial-minded college juniors and seniors in any Connecticut institution the chance to innovate as a summer fellow in a technology-based research laboratory for 10 weeks.

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