Faculty Development and Technology Transfer Incentive Program


The Faculty Development & Technology Transfer Incentive Programs support New York State’s leadership in technology-related research and commercialization. 

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The Faculty Development Program assists institutions of higher education in New York State in the recruitment and retention of leading entrepreneurial research faculty in science and technology fields with strong commercial potential.

The Technology Transfer Incentive Program helps New York companies commercialize high-tech innovations in partnership with colleges and universities by providing awards to institutions of higher education to move leading-edge technologies from the research lab to the marketplace. The program supports a wide array of activities associated this commercialization, such as improvement of product prototypes and existing products, new product development, development of manufacturing processes for new products and filing patent applications.


  • Institutions of higher education
  • Not-for-profit research institutions
  • Further eligibility requirements are defined in Requests for Proposals when issued

How to Apply

Requests for Proposals are issued periodically when funding is available.