The DRIVEN Accelerator Hub is now accepting applications to its Partnership Program and Ignition Fund. If you have a technology or startup, apply now for specialized training and funding to get your innovations to market. 

  • Partnership Program: This program provides specialized consulting and mentoring to entrepreneurs and startups on their company or technology. At the conclusion of this program, participants will prepare and present a slide deck to VC and industry members. Program finalists will also be eligible to apply for to the DRIVEN Acceleration Fund, which awards $50,000 to early-stage companies to accomplish strategic goals. 
  • Ignition Fund: This award will provide $25,000 for innovations or discoveries that need additional experimentation before company formation or out-licensing is warranted. 

Application Information: 

The deadline to apply the Partnership Program and Ignition Fund is December 20, 2019.

  • Brown Applicants: Please send completed applications to Karen Bulock.
  • URI Applicants: Please send completed applications to Bongsup Cho.

DRIVEN is an NIGMS IDeA STTR Hub Award to the Northeast Consortium, which includes Delaware, Rhode Island, Vermont, Maine and New Hampshire. See more information about these award programs