Postdoc for Ventures


Ignite Postdoc for Ventures is one of the Ignite three signature programs. It provides funding to hire postdocs with entrepreneurial outlook to start new technology ventures.

The Ignite Postdoc for Ventures could be existing Cornell inventors or external candidates. They will work in Cornell labs with Cornell PI, mentored by directors and EIR from Incubators Praxis and McGovern in Ithaca, and the Runway Startup Postdocs program at Cornell Tech.


Who Qualifies?

More information coming soon!



More information coming soon!


More information coming soon!

Launching scheduled at the end of 2021.

Application Schedule

The application for the inaugural year of Ignite Postdoc for Ventures is expected to start at the end of 2021.


Accelerate Cornell Innovation.

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