At Stony Brook University we are always accepting applications from new startup, high-tech businesses. The application process can begin by contacting and meeting with the incubator’s Executive Director. This meeting is set up to discuss the applicant’s interest in an association with faculty or resources at the university, as well as the various university programs or centers that may add to the development of the entrepreneur’s business. Are you licensing university technology or collaborating with university faculty? The meeting is also to tour and see what the incubator has to offer. A formal application needs to be filled out, signed and notarized by the company official who will sign formal documents on behalf of the business, and then submitted to LIHTI.
Entry into our incubator system is through presentation and approval by the Incubator Selection and Review Committee (ISRC) that meets monthly. All leases are annual and annual meetings with the ISRC are required prior to renewal. We expect a powerpoint presentation similar to an investors pitch that describes your business.
The following admissions criteria will need to be addressed: