October 18-20 | Tucson, AZ

The Research Institution GAP Fund and Accelerator Program Summit

Defining Gap Funding Approaches

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October 18-20, 2023 / Tucson, AZ
The annual summit for research institution gap fund and accelerator programs, including proof of concept programs, startup accelerators, and university venture funds

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Event Held 7.26.17

Recap of 90-minute Community of Action Discussion on Defining Approaches to Gap Funding:

  • Models/Structures of COA member programs, evolution from oneàmultiple fund programs
  • Adopting common community language/definitions for fund types (Translational Research, Proof of Concept, Startup/Seed, etc.)
  • Identifying nuances in approaches, needs and challenges (size/type of institution, location, tech area specific, etc.)

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