Written Questions accepted through December 8, 2016
Proposals due by 2:00 p.m., December 15, 2016
Awards approximately Spring 2017
Rounds 14, 15, and 16 will be covered under the CY 2017 RFP
The goal of the Ohio Third Frontier Technology Validation and Start-up Fund (TVSF) is to create greater economic growth in Ohio based on start-up companies that commercialize technologies developed by Ohio institutions of higher education and other Ohio not-for-profit research institutions. The Technology Validation and Start-Up Fund has been designed to:
Support protected technologies developed at Ohio research institutions that need known validation/proof that will directly impact and enhance both their commercial viability and ability to support a start-up company, and
Support Ohio start-up and Ohio young companies that license these validated/proven technologies from these Ohio research institutions.