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Application Process:

Applications for the Fall 2020 cohort are closed. Application for the Spring 2021 cohort are now open!

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 panel of industry experts, who will make admission and grant award selections. Final selects will be made within a week of the application deadline and all teams will be notified of the decision. Final admission decisions will be announced publicly the day of the kickoff event.

If you are interested in participating, but would like assistance in finding other members 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!