Application Deadline: DiPierro Innovation Fellowship

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.

Program Objectives

  1. Advance the technology from a minimum of TRL3 to TRL5 or higher in conjunction with targeted market needs/opportunities.
  2. Significantly increase the likelihood of creating a McGill spinoff company or licensing the technology to an existing company.
  3. 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.
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