THE PROCESS Eligibility

To be considered for funding, your application must meet the following criteria:


Funding for this category aims to advance technology for industry licensing and/or establish a technologic basis for launching a new venture.

  • Faculty, post-docs or graduate students are eligible
  • The technology must be formally disclosed to Northeastern University. Learn about disclosing here.



Funding for this category aims to accelerate a company’s position in the marketplace and maximize impact.

  • Must have an option or license from Northeastern (only pre-seed startups, must not be raising or have raised priced round).

Questions about eligibility?