Innovation Funds is dedicated to help SMU community build prototypes of their innovation. These prototypes may be used to raise funds for innovative start-ups.
SMU Innovation Grant
The SMU Innovation Grant provides researchers at SMU initial funding to facilitate the process of commercialising technologies. The Innovation Grant will be offered through a competitive application process to projects that meet the eligibility and evaluation criteria of the Grant.
SMART Innovation/ Ignition Grant
The SMART Innovation/ Ignition Grant is open to all Faculty and Researchers. The support from SMART Innovation Centre will assist faculty and their research team move their discovery from the laboratory toward the marketplace.