Michigan’s 21 st Century Jobs Fund. Michigan’s 21 st Century Jobs Fund. Program overview Commercialization Development Fund mission Eligible organizations and activities Funding competition Timeline Questions and answers. Michigan’s 21 st Century Jobs Fund.
21st Century Jobs Fund
A $2.0 billion, long-term focus on growing and diversifying our economy with emphasis on developing competitive edge technologies
Coming Summer 2006…
Molecular and chemical ecology
Biotechnology Research and Ancillary ServicesLife Sciences
Means science for the examination or understanding of life or life processes, including but not limited to, all of the following:
The transition from research to actions necessary to achieve market entry of new innovative technologies.
Commercialization proposals will be accepted to commercialize breakthrough technologies, and in a separate RFP process for specialized services to nurture and accelerate the competitive edge technology sectors in Michigan.
Commercialization Support Services
Maximum Funds -- $20 million
Applying existing knowledge to solve a practical problem that has a high potential for commercialization success (testing, prototype development, clinical trials)
Board decision and