M-CORPS: Helping cleantech startups to manufacture.
The M-Corps program supports NY-based cleantech startups to get to market faster by alleviating headaches associated with manufacturing. Run by SecondMuse, M-Corps is part of a broader portfolio of programs funded by NYSERDA that support clean technologies from concept to commercialization. M-Corps startups will have access to a team of experts ranging from sourcing agents and engineers to product and industrial designers, a cohort of peers, a range of suppliers, opportunities to showcase, funding opportunities and more. Manufacturing is tough. M-Corps makes it better. Apply now to be a part of the program!
The program runs from November 2019 through September 2020. It is no cost to join and there is no equity taken.
The Criteria to apply includes:
Must be cleantech* and have a hardware component
A team in place with a dedicated member to commit to regular programming (ideally, your technical lead will be involved)
A works-like and/or looks-like prototype
Funding in place to contribute to manufacturing your product
A willingness to learn and share and be part of a cohort
*Cleantech describes any process, product, or service that reduces harmful environmental impacts through significant energy efficiency improvements, renewable energy, energy storage, transportation, the sustainable use of resources, or environmental protection activities including integrating smart technology into homes, buildings, cities, and grids.