Call for Proposals! Columbia-Corning Advanced Materials Prize

The Columbia Lab-to-Market Accelerator Network has announced a call for proposals for the inaugural cohort of the Columbia-Corning Advanced Materials Prize.

The Columbia-Corning Advanced Materials Prize supports interdisciplinary Columbia-based teams developing innovative advanced materials technologies with the potential to transform industries. Selected projects/technologies/ventures will receive non-dilutive funding up to $50,000, entrepreneurial training, introductions to senior R&D leadership at Corning, and the opportunity to work with the Corning team and on Corning equipment.

All researchers at Columbia University (faculty, PhD students, postdocs, undergraduates) developing translational research projects in the advanced materials space are eligible. Learn more about eligible projects in the areas of life sciences, ceramics, quantum, battery technologies, photonics and display technologies, advanced coatings and paints, and more here.

Proposals are due by 11:59 PM EST/NYC on February 15, 2021. To submit a proposal visit Columbia-Corning Advanced Materials Prize online.

Want to learn more? Attend one of their upcoming info sessions on either Feb. 3 or Feb. 10 with the Corning and MRSEC teams. For more information about these sessions visit HERE.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to Daniel Goetzel at