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NC IDEA and PTP Next Grant Competition Info Session

PTP Next & NC IDEA

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

Greensboro, NC

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  http://ptpnext2013.istart.org/ on January 25th and NC IDEA’s fifteenth grant cycle which opens on February 11th  at www.ncidea.org.

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.

PRE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.  SPACE IS LIMITED.

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 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 http://ncidea-ptpnext-info.eventbrite.com. 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 www.ncidea.org and www.ptpnext.com

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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