Making Innovation Central to Rhode Island’s Future

Innovate RI Fund

The Innovate RI Fund provides grants to assist local entrepreneurs and high-growth start-ups defray the costs of applying for federal SBIR/STTR grants, match Phase I and Phase II awards and hire interns.

RI Research Alliance

The RI Research Alliance awards Collaborative Research Grants through a competitive granting process with the goal of stimulating cutting-edge collaborative research projects across the State’s research institutions.

Increase Research and Development
Increasing Rhode Island's research and development capacity is critical to future economic growth.
Encourage Entrepreneurship
Encourage entrepreneurship through the transfer of new technologies and discoveries into the marketplace.
Enable Innovation
Innovation depends on an environment rich in talent, capital and ideas that can create new products for world markets.
Increase Research and Development
Increasing Rhode Island's research and development capacity is critical to future economic growth.
Encourage Entrepreneurship
Encourage entrepreneurship through the transfer of new technologies and discoveries into the marketplace.
Enable Innovation
Innovation depends on an environment rich in talent, capital and ideas that can create new products for world markets.

Partners

Rhode Island Innovation Initiative

A suite of financing incentives for the new generation of innovation at your small business