Ocean Optics Grant Program Deadline Set
DUNEDIN, Fla., April 26, 2011 — Ocean Optics announced that its Blue Grants and Challenges program, designed to provide funding for new technologies in optical sensing, is accepting applications from all disciplines until June 30, 2011.
Seeking innovative technologies that solve problems and improve quality of life, the program seeks to fund projects in life sciences, chemistry, quality assurance, the environment, research and industry.
The grants are divided into two phases. Phase I grants will fund further evaluation and development of technologies; up to 10 grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded. Phase II grants are issued to mature a proposed technology through proof of concept in a way that enables the potential of market commercialization; up to two awards of up to $100,000 each will be granted.
Recipients will be chosen based on the solution’s ability to change the world for the better. Other criteria include technical merit, commercial viability and originality, the company said.
To apply, or for more information, visit: www.blueoceangrants.com
Ocean Optics supplies solutions for optical sensing.
For more information, visit: www.oceanoptics.com