Short Term Applied Research Program
The STAR program focuses on New York State small businesses to address and solve time critical science and business problems with short term projects. The duration of the project depends on the academic partner - either one semester or two quarters including the summer session.
Science and Technology Path
This path targets science and technology projects incorporating local university and college faculty and students. These projects will have focused on short-term objectives. These projects will be eligible for up to a $5,000 match in NYSTAR funding on a 1:1 basis.
Business Development Path
This path targets business development projects and will be staffed by business student interns. These projects will be eligible for up to a $5,000 match in NYSTAR funding on a 1:1 basis.
How to Apply
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