Jeff Lawrence Manufacturing Innovation Fund
The Manufacturing Innovation Fund supports a set of activities designed to spur technology development and commercialization across New York State, including Manufacturing Innovation Grants, a Commercialization Competition, challenges, strategic memberships, training programs, and other resources serving small and medium sized manufacturers and companies.
Find out who competed, find out who won!
Seventeen entrepreneurs from across New York State came together in the Capital Region to compete before a live audience for the $250,000 in prize money. Five companies have been awarded $50,000 each for their innovative ideas.
the fund’s history
The Fund launched in December 2016 and is named for Jeff Lawrence, a champion of the New York manufacturing and entrepreneurial communities. more
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See the past awardees made up of the best from around the state.