The KYNETIC (Kentucky Network for Innovation & Commercialization) program supports faculty, staff, trainees, and students who want to accelerate the introduction of their ground-breaking innovations to the marketplace to address unmet needs to benefit human health.
KYNETIC does this by:
Developing infrastructure for identifying technologies
Allocating funding (up to $200k/technology) for product definition studies (e.g., feasibility studies, prototype development, or proof-of-concept studies)
Providing access to early-stage development expertise and mentorship
Offering hands-on skills development in entrepreneurism
Accelerating development of commercialization strategies