New Round Of Applications For Advanced Industries Accelerator Grant Program

August 3, 2015 – The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade is accepting applications for the Advanced Industries Accelerator grant programs for Infrastructure Grants for fiscal year 2016. Grants up to $500,000 will be awarded.

Infrastructure grants are open to Colorado research universities, federal labs located within the state, other labs with valid technology transfer offices and companies commercializing innovative technologies. These grants are for large-scale collaborative projects that will have a broad, industry-wide impact.

The Advanced Industries Accelerator Program was created in 2013 to promote growth and sustainability in Colorado’s Advanced Industries by helping drive innovation, accelerating commercialization, encouraging public-private partnerships, increasing access to early stage capital and creating a strong ecosystem that increases the state’s global competitiveness. Colorado’s Advanced Industries are: Aerospace, Advanced Manufacturing, Bioscience, Electronics, Energy and Natural Resources, Infrastructure Engineering, and Technology and Information.

Online applications are being accepted at www.advancecolorado.com/aiprograms. Applications are due Friday, September 25, 2015.

For more information about the Advanced Industries Accelerator Programs, including upcoming information sessions, guidelines and grant cycles, please visit: www.advancecolorado.com/aiprograms.