ACTIVATE: 2021 Cohort of Activate Fellowships

  • Application Deadline: 30 October 2020
Career Center Event

APPLICATION DEADLINE for the 2021 Cohort of Activate Fellowships
⇒⇒ Friday, 30 October 2020 at 5:00 pm PT (8:00 pm EST).

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  • Activate offers fellows funding, lab facilitates, networks, and community, without taking equity.
  • Find out more about how to apply here.

Activate is creating a new path for world-changing innovators, helping scientists and engineers whose innovations could benefit society to develop and commercialize their technology:

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Fellows receive: 

  • A yearly cash stipend of $80K - $110K, health and travel benefits
  • Access to world-class research facilities in Berkeley, CA and Boston, MA
  • $100K in research funding
  • A program of intensive entrepreneurial training, mentorship, and networking

To be eligible for the fellowship, applicants:

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree and 4+ years post-baccalaureate scientific research, engineering, or technology development experience (e.g. PhD. or equivalent experience). 
  • Must be proposing a project based on an innovation in the physical or biological sciences, or related engineering disciplines.
  • Must not have raised more than $2,000,000 in debt or equity funding from non-governmental sources for the proposed project

Activate empowers entrepreneurial scientists and engineers to transform their research into world-changing products and businesses. Partnering with leading funders and research institutions, Activate supports fellows working to invent a more sustainable infrastructure for our global economy, across climate and energy, advanced manufacturing, microelectronics, and beyond. Fellows’ startups have broken world records, created new market categories, and attracted follow-on investment from top investors and corporations.

Find out more about how to apply here.

For More Information, Please Contact: 

careers@cs.cmu.edu / ece-careers@cmu.edu