Science Venture Studio Seeks Students for Spring 2023 Commercialization Fellowship
The Science Venture Studio at Winrock International has opened applications for its Spring 2023 cohort of commercialization fellows.
The Science Venture Studio (SVS) is looking to hire five advanced senior or graduate students who can commit to 20 hours per week to work alongside the SVS team to help a company prepare and submit a Small Business Innovation Research or Small Business Technology Transfer proposal.
Applications close Dec. 12. The internship includes a $5,000 stipend and will last from January 2023 to May 2023.
Each Fellow will be partnered with a Science Venture Studio client company to work over the course of a semester to conduct market research, customer discovery and other duties as needed to reach the milestones the companies have identified for a successful small business proposal.
About Science Venture Studio: The Science Venture Studio aims to help Arkansas science- and technology-based startups apply for non-dilutive federal funding. The SVS team is composed of a grant specialist, adviser, commercialization fellows and technology mentors, all with the passion for helping small science and technology businesses secure funding to develop their technology and grow their company. SVS is supported by the Walton Family Foundation and collaborates with Innovate Arkansas, the Northwest Arkansas Council and the U of A Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation.
Katie Thompson, director
Science Venture Studio
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