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As part of the Jeff Lawrence Innovation Fund, FuzeHub will administer a New York State Innovation Incentive Prize Program for
Food, Beverage & Agriculture Technologies.

Technology plays an important role throughout the food ecosystem including the development, preparation, handling, processing and removal of food and beverage products. The Innovation Incentive Prize Program will solicit proposals that support the development of innovative products and/or solutions that will lead to more efficient operations within small scale farm and Food Processing/Beverage Production or Agriculture.

Application questions are
printable for reference only.
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$90,000 of program funds are available; 
($10,000 maximum award per applicant)


FOOD PROCESSING
BEVERAGE PRODUCTION
AGRICULTURE

The Innovation Incentive Prize Program will operate as a rolling application process and is subject to availability of funding. There is no deadline to apply, but funding for the Innovation Incentive Prize Program is limited. It is strongly suggested that applicants contact Julianne Clouthier, Industry Engagement Manager at julianne@fuzehub.com to confirm if there are available program funds.

RESOURCES FOR FOOD, BEVERAGE & AGRICULTURE COMPANIES

Empire State Development's Division of Science, Technology and Innovation (NYSTAR) offers programs that assist companies from start-up through maturity, leveraging the state's unparalleled investment in world-class technology assets and expertise. NYSTAR's 70+ funded centers provide direct assistance to New York State companies.

For more information on NYSTAR assets including New York Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) centers, please visit https://esd.ny.gov/nystar/default.asp.