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NC IDEA and PTP Next Grant Competition Info Session


Thursday, February 7, 2013 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (EST)

NC IDEA and PTP Next Grant Competition Info Session

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Type End Quantity
Entrepreneur - IT/Web/Mobile/Software Ended Free  
Entrepreneur - Manufactured Product Ended Free  
Entrepreneur - Healthcare or MedicalDevices Ended Free  
Entrepreneur - Pharma/Bio Ended Free  
Entrepreneur - Other Ended Free  
Funding resources - investor, banker, grantor etc. Ended Free  
Ent. Ecosystem - eg. support orgs/services Ended Free  
Others - Students, media, others not covered above Ended Free  

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Event Details

PTP Next will host a joint information session with NC IDEA on February 7, 2013 to discuss the grant process, eligibility criteria, and key components of a successful application to each organization’s Spring Grant competition. The session is being held in conjunction with the recent opening of PTP Next’s third grant competition on January 25th and NC IDEA’s fifteenth grant cycle which opens on February 11th  at

11:20-11:30  Arrive, sign in.
Pizza and beverages will be provided, or you are welcome to "brown bag"

11:30 - 12:30  Program
Get a detailed overview of  the grant process and criteria.  Emphasis will be on what makes a good grant application and what the reviewers are looking for.  (We will cover this from the NC IDEA application perspective, but it is also applicable for PTP Next grants.)

12:30-1:00  Live walk through of the PTP Next Application.



 Basic criteria for theNC IDEA and PTP Next grant competitions include:

  • A market opportunity of significant size;
  • Clearly differentiated innovation in products, services, processes and/or technologies;
  • Founders who are intent on building their business to scale.

Preregistration is required via Space is very limited.

NC IDEA’s grant awards up to $50,000 per recipient while PTP Next makes grants of up to $20,000. To learn more about suitability potential applicants should visit and

Have questions about NC IDEA and PTP Next Grant Competition Info Session? Contact PTP Next & NC IDEA

When & Where

Highwoods Conference Center @Piedmont Triad Partnership
416 Gallimore Dairy Rd
Greensboro, NC 27409

Thursday, February 7, 2013 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (EST)

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