Collaborative Research Matching Grant Program Solicitation

Collaborative Research Matching Grant Program Solicitation

Solicitation No. 2020-JAII-04


Working in close collaboration with the Commonwealth’s Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development, the Innovation Institute at the MassTech Collaborative administers the Collaborative Research Matching Grant Program to support research and development projects by investing in critical research & development (R&D) infrastructure. These investments support R&D partnerships that bring together the Commonwealth’s world-class research institutions with the state's leading technology firms.

We are currently seeking applications that include new research and development ideas involving collaborative partnerships with companies and other research institutions to advance new tech and innovation into the marketplace with real impacts on the economy in the near term. Examples of the types of economic impacts we are seeking include improving the competitiveness of Massachusetts firms and supporting new revenues and job growth within firms and other institutions across the Commonwealth.

This grant is offered through an open solicitation.

Applicants are encouraged to notify the Innovation Institute of their interest to apply and are asked to submit a preliminary concept paper prior to submitting a full application.

All infrastructure awards and resulting expenditures are subject to the availability of bond funding from the Commonwealth as determined by EOHED and the Executive Office for Administration and Finance.

In an effort to better leverage the infrastructure supported through state research and development bond fund resources, the Innovation Institute will consider providing modest operating support for specific project activities. These companion requests, intended to be for smaller dollar amounts, will be considered through the sole discretion of the Innovation Institute at the Mass Tech Collaborative. Any funding decisions on operating support will be made based on the described need, added benefits, and the availability of scarce operating funds.

Full details included in the Solicitation below.

Team Lead James Byrnes,
Solicitation Originally Issued: July 8, 2013
Solicitation Re-Issued: March 4, 2021
Answers to Questions Posted: Posted Within Seven Business Days of Receipt
Responses Due: Rolling Submission
Eligible Applicant Presentations: As Requested by the Mass Tech

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