TechGrant Pitch Night

Interested in applying?  Check back in January for more information!

Join us October 13, 2022 for the next event!

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Launched in 2005, the TechGrant Program demonstrates Innovation Park’s commitment to supporting the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Leon County. Since the program’s inception, 31 companies have benefited from $512,000 in grants awarded for the commercialization of their technologies. Most of those companies still flourish today in our community.

The TechGrant Program is a competition hosted by the Leon County Research and Development Authority. Once all applications are received, a group of five judges — many of whom are business leaders in Tallahassee — review the applications and judge them based on specific criteria.

The five companies that score the highest are invited to participate in our TechGrant Pitch Night event, when each company presents its business commercialization plan and answers judges’ questions. The top two teams with the highest scores are awarded grants of up to $15,000.

The competition is open to anyone in Leon County who has an original idea for technology commercialization.

For more information about the TechGrant program, contact Karen
Thurston-Chavez, Innovation Park’s Director of Marketing & Engagement
at KThurston@Inn-Park.com.

2020 TechGrant Pitch Night

Miss the event? You can watch the 2020 TechGrant Pitch Night below.

Winners Update

See how TechGrant has helped these entrepreneurs advance their technology.

We are pleased to announce the winners

of the 2021 TechGrant

ManserEdbrooke Technology and Moye Consultants! 

2021 Event Program

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 TechGrant Program are NP Group and PointCatcher!

View non-finalists score sheets

The following is an overall rankings of the non-finalists for the 2016 TechGrant Program:

2016 Non-Finalists Scoring

Judge’s score sheets and comments by team:

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We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 TechGrant Program are Proper Channel and Stadium Runner!

View non-finalists score sheets