SSTI invites applications for 2017 Creating a Better Future Awards program
SSTI is pleased to announce the call for applications for the 2017 SSTI Creating a Better Future Awards program. The new title of the program is intended to better reflect the ever-changing field of tech-based economic development and celebrate exceptional initiatives that create a better future through science, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship.
As a recipient of a Creating a Better Future Award, your initiative represents a standard of excellence that has been recognized by your peers through a competitive selection process.
The 2017 Creating a Better Future Awards program will recognize four broad categories of initiatives:
- Creating a Better Future by Supporting & Converting Research
- Creating a Better Future through Entrepreneurship & Capital
- Creating a Better Future through Competitive Industries
- Creating a Better Future through Economic Opportunity
While the Creating a Better Future Awards program is designed to celebrate long-standing achievement with winners serving as models for other states and regions to replicate, SSTI also recognizes the value in showcasing innovative and promising initiatives that will become the future models through the Most Promising Initiative award.
Visit sstiawards.org to download the 2017 Creating a Better Future Awards call for applications! You can also learn more about:
- Award categories
- Application process
- Program eligibility
- Selection process & evaluation criteria
- Application Narrative
Apply Today! Deadline for applications and payment is May 26, 2017, by 5 p.m. EDT.