Baker-Polito Administration Announces $2.6 Million in Funding to Support Innovative Clean Energy Companies

BOSTON (Aug 24, 2021 ) In an effort to support clean energy innovation and technology development, the Baker-Polito Administration today announced $2,642,039 in funding for twenty-three clean energy companies and researchers within ten cities and towns throughout the Commonwealth. The funding is provided through the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC) Catalyst Program, which is jointly administered by MassCEC and MassVentures, and the InnovateMass Program.

“Massachusetts continues to drive decarbonization in both the Commonwealth and nationally through its robust clean energy innovation sector,” said Governor Charlie Baker. “These projects will assist in solving technical barriers, while creating jobs and strengthening local economies throughout the Commonwealth.” 

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MassVentures Announces $195,000 in Seed Funding for Faculty Research Projects

Acorn Innovation Fund Aids in Commercializing Scientific Breakthroughs Across the Commonwealth

BOSTON (August 3, 2021) New technologies at Massachusetts research institutions could get closer to market thanks to $195,000 in seed funding announced today by the MassVentures Acorn Innovation Fund.

Thirteen grants of $15,000 each were awarded to faculty researchers from Boston University Medical Center, Northeastern University, Brandeis University, the University of Massachusetts and Worcester Polytechnic Institute to assist them in testing the viability of their technologies and potentially bringing their research to market.

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MassVentures is Supporting the Massachusetts Recovery Plan

"To ensure we continue to lead in this space, $62 million in existing capital funding through the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative, and MassVentures is available to support recovery and growth."

BOSTON (October 22, 2020)— Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced a $774 million comprehensive plan to stabilize and grow the Massachusetts economy. The plan focuses on getting people back to work, supporting small businesses, fostering innovation, revitalizing downtowns and ensuring housing stability. Partnerships for Recovery begins today by directing $115 million in new funding to small businesses and Main Streets hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and for workforce training efforts. Additionally, the Administration is aligning multiple funding sources, both existing and proposed, to appropriately respond to the crisis.

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