Activate Fellowship for Tech Entrepreneurs in USA 2020 ($110,000 fund)

Activate Global invites applications for the Activate Fellowship in 2020. A two-year fellowship to turn your technology concept into a product. Outstanding students from outside the European Economic Area (holding a non-EEA-nationality) can apply for an Amsterdam Merit Scholarship (AMS). Fellowships are offered in partnership with a world-class host laboratory and supported by a dedicated local team. At each location, fellows can collaborate with world-leading experts and access cutting edge facilities to advance their project. Activate Berkeley sits at the centre of an unmatched research and innovation ecosystem. Since 2016, Activate has partnered with Berkeley Lab’s Cyclotron Road Division to support fellows in clean technology, advanced manufacturing, and microelectronics. A partnership with the University of California, Berkeley gives fellows access to a deep well of additional research and laboratory resources. Activate Boston location sits in the heart of a world-renowned innovation hub. Fellows in Boston collaborate with scientists at state-of-the-art research facilities and university labs. Our anchor partner in Boston is MIT Lincoln Laboratory, a federally funded research laboratory operated for the U.S. Department of Defense by MIT. U Mass Boston’s Venture Development Center provides research facilities for fellows developing energy and climate technologies.


  • Check their FAQ for more on Eligibility
  • Their primary selection filter will be based on your individual strengths as a potential fellow.
  • They are looking for entrepreneurial technical leaders who have the drive and ability to build a transformative technology and lead a team in its development.
  • They also work to ensure that the initial project concept is technically sound, reasonably differentiated, and addresses a well-framed problem with the potential for significant long-term impact in any of the sectors that align with the missions of the fellowship sponsors.

DEADLINE: October 30, 2020

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