Win $10,000 in Commercialisation Funding!

Are you conducting technology research with business potential at AUT? If yes, you could receive $10,000 in early-stage commercialisation funding and developmental support from AUT Ventures! 

The AUT Ventures Research Accelerator is a parallel stream of X Challenge especially for staff and postgraduate students working on innovative technologies with commercial potential.  

The Opportunity

Up to four participants will be selected to take part in the AUT Ventures Research Accelerator and will each receive $10,000 in funding to support the early stage of their research commercialisation. This cannot be taken out as cash but may be used towards:

  • Salaries for external contractors and Research Assistants
  • Materials for proof of concept or prototyping
  • Intellectual property protection (such as through patenting, if appropriate)
  • Market research
  • Specialist advice

Submit an entry to the X Challenge by Tuesday 23 August, ticking the option to also submit to the Research Accelerator.

If you have any questions, contact Sehej with the subject “Accelerator.”

About Graduate Research School (Auckland University of Technology)

The Auckland University of Technology Graduate Research School offers support and resources to all postgraduate students at AUT. Come and visit us on the 5th floor of the WU building.

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