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Home > Press > Pennsylvania DCED: New Investments Helping Grow Nanotechnology Industry Statewide

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The Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority (BFTDA) has approved $3.15 million to be used for the University Research Commercialization Grant Program to support nanotechnology research and development activities.

Pennsylvania DCED: New Investments Helping Grow Nanotechnology Industry Statewide

Harrisburg, PA | Posted on November 22nd, 2011

"The Corbett administration is committed to providing resources to early-stage and established technology firms to encourage innovation and the creation of high-paying jobs throughout the state," said Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary C. Alan Walker. "This program will support technology growth and collaboration among Pennsylvania's higher education institutions and technology-oriented businesses."

This competitive grant program is designed to support nanotechnology-related university research through education and workforce development, forming public-private partnerships and attracting the most talented undergraduate and graduate students. The program will also focus on commercializing new technologies, expanding and enhancing synergy between existing companies and universities, and coordinating with other technology-based economic development activities. Applicants eligible for funding include colleges or universities and their non-profit partners.

Grant applications will be accepted by the Department of Community and Economic Development through Dec. 31, 2011. Applications should be submitted using the online DCED Single Application for Assistance located at newPA.com or www.esa.dced.state.pa.us. If addenda are required, it may be attached electronically to the application on the Addenda tab, or submitted via U.S. Mail with the Signature page.

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About Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development
The BFTDA is one of the nation's largest and most-replicated state technology development programs, providing a vehicle for investment in economic, community and university-based investments.

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