Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Catalyst Grant Program

The Catalyst Program provides grants of up to $65,000 to researchers and early-stage companies looking to demonstrate initial prototypes of their clean energy technologies. This program seeks to advance innovation of clean energy technologies and help to transform new discoveries from the research stage into commercially viable technologies, through grant awards and business mentoring.

About the program

Fall 2020 MassCEC Catalyst Program Awards

The Catalyst Program provides grants of up to $65,000 to researchers and early-stage companies looking to demonstrate initial prototypes of their clean energy technologies. This program seeks to advance innovation of clean energy technologies and help to transform new discoveries from the research stage into commercially viable technologies, through grant awards and business mentoring.

Learn more and apply here

To apply, please complete and submit the following documents to companycatalyst@masscec.com by October 19, 2020 by 11:59 PM EST:

Fall 2020 Catalyst Proposal Template

Attachment 1 - Authorized Applicant's Signature and Acceptance Form

Catalyst Office Hours:  Please register for Catalyst Office Hours on Sep 22, 2020 10:00 EDT at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8196285649167337231

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Webinar: To learn more and ask questions about the Catalyst program, join MassCEC and MassVentures for the Fall 2020 webinar.  The webinar will take place on Tuesday, September 29 from 1:30-2:30pm EDT.  Please register for the webinar here.  

  • Deadline to Submit Questions                       September 30, 2020
  • MassCEC to Post Responses to Questions   October 2, 2020
  • Proposals Due                                                  October 19, 2020
  • Applicants Notified of Finalist Status           November 20, 2020
  • Finalists' PresentationsWeek of                    December 14, 2020
  • Finalists Notified of Award Status                January 2021

Questions: Email us at: companycatalyst@masscec.com