Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for funding awards of up to $750,000 for companies with commercializing technologies in energy generation, conservation, and/or transportation.
The Alternative Energy Development Program (AEDP) accelerates the development and commercialization of promising clean and alternative energy technologies. Successful competitive proposals will be funded on a first come, first served basis until such time that the AEDP Funds have been fully allocated.
Eligibility and Key Dates:
Companies will have fewer than 250 employees and be located in, or willing to locate to, either Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, or Philadelphia Counties. Proposals for commercializing technologies showing demonstrated impact for energy generation, conservation, and/or distribution will be considered. Technologies employed in the proposals can range from early stage to commercialization ready. Funding is designed to accelerate commercial adoption.
An email notice of intent to apply is due by June 23, 2014, 5:00P.M. The completed proposal must be submitted by July 7, 2014, 5:00 P.M.
About Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania
For over 30 years, Ben Franklin Technology Partners has been the leading seed stage capital provider for the region’s technology sectors. It has invested over $170 million in more than 1,750 regional technology companies, many of which went on to become industry leaders. Ben Franklin has also launched university/industry partnerships that accelerate scientific discoveries to commercialization, and has seeded regional initiatives that strengthen our entrepreneurial community. The Ben Franklin Technology Partners is an initiative of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, and receives funding from the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority. Ben combines the best practices of early stage venture capital with a public-spirited purpose – to lead the region’s technology community to new heights, creating jobs and changing lives for the better.
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