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Commercialization Competition

As part of the Jeff Lawrence Innovation Fund, FuzeHub holds an annual Commercialization Competition. Companies throughout New York State compete to demonstrate the commercialization potential of their technology or product, with an opportunity to win up to $50,000.

The FuzeHub commercialization competition is intended to help small and medium (SME) size manufacturing and technology companies further develop their prototype in an effort to pursue additional investment and customers as well as strengthen their “go-to-market” strategies, as they move from new product/production method to marketplace.

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FuzeHub 2021 Commercialization Competition Eligibility

Companies will compete to demonstrate the commercialization potential of their technology or product and can win up to $50,000. This competition is intended to help small and medium (SME) size manufacturing and technology companies further develop their prototype in an effort to pursue additional investment and customers as well as strengthen their “go-to-market” strategies, as they move from new product/production method to marketplace.

  • Applicants must be available to pitch in person November 8-9, 2021.
  • Applicants must propose to fund activities to improve upon an existing tangible prototype and/or improve upon their “go-to-market” strategy.
  • Applicants must have a clearly defined plan to commercialize the prototype product/process.
  • Company must be located in New York State.
  • Company will need to be registered with Dun & Bradstreet, and have an eligible North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code – specific to manufacturing – identified in their D&B profile.

2021 Awardees Have Been Selected

Out of 12 Commercialization Competition finalists, 7 companies were awarded $50,000 each in 2021:

DomCat Technologies LLC (Binghamton)
Eco-Baggeez LLC (Cazenovia)
IV Wedge LLC (Babylon)
Natural Beauty Breast Prosthesis, LLC (Hamilton)
PrisAM LLC (Rochester)
Pharmacoustics Technologies, LLC (Potsdam)
SunThru LLC (Scotia)

Commercialization Competition 2021 Winners

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