The University of Connecticut in partnership with Connecticut Innovations (CI) and Webster Bank announced it is establishing a $1.5 million UConn Innovation Fund that will provide early-stage financial support to new business startups affiliated with UConn.

Investments of up to $100,000 are available to any student, faculty member, or alumnus of the university with an in-state business startup tied to research, advanced technologies, or innovations developed at UConn. Companies participating in UConn’s Technology Incubation Program are eligible.

“This fund is designed to provide the important early financial support UConn students, faculty, and alumni need to commercialize...

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