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Application Process:

Applications for this current cohort are now closed.  Applications for the upcoming cohort will open soon.

Upon review, teams may be asked to be interviewed by phone with Accelerate UConn staff, to verify team dynamics, and to clarify information on the application.

All applications will be reviewed by an outside panel of industry experts, who will make admission and grant award selections. Admission decisions will be announced (tbd).

Students looking for a technology to commercialize should contact the Office of the Vice President for Research, Technology Commercialization Services at 860-679-3992, where they can learn about technologies invented at UConn that may be available for licensing.

If you are interested in participating, but would like assistance in finding other member for your team, or have any other questions about the program, please contact Accelerate UConn staff at

We look forward receiving your applications and seeing you at upcoming events!