Application Deadline: DiPierro Innovation Fellowship
Sunday, April 2, 2023
Application deadline is April 2nd, 2023@ 11:59 PM ET, with project start date of May 1, 2023.
Application process & details available here!
The McGill Engine Innovation Fellowships Program supports the recipient and the team on the development of a technology in order to bring it closer to the marketplace and allow the DiPierro Innovation Fellow to gain further knowledge and experience in business and technology commercialization. Up to $50,000 as a grant with 80% minimum in salary going to the eligible McGill Faculty of Engineering PhD student or post-doctoral fellow to carry our the project within 1 year maximum.
- Advance the technology from a minimum of TRL3 to TRL5 or higher in conjunction with targeted market needs/opportunities.
- Significantly increase the likelihood of creating a McGill spinoff company or licensing the technology to an existing company.
- Provide an opportunity for the inventors to focus on the development of their invention while acquiring business and technology commercialization skills as part of the innovation process.