Thames River Innovation Place — a supporter of entrepreneurial projects in Groton and New London that is funded by the public-private network CTNext — is seeking year five proposals that will be eligible for a total of up to $1.5 million in matching funding.
The request for proposals notes that priority will be given to projects that activate the regional “Blue Tech Economy,” meaning maritime technology projects that target economic activity on or around the Thames River or Long Island Sound. This might include projects connected to the Navy, Electric Boat or offshore wind.
While TRIP has identified blue tech projects as its core, it also is seeking projects in two periphery categories: unlocking regional entrepreneurial potential and enhancing community vibrancy.
A letter of interest is due by July 30, with a proposal deadline of Aug. 13. Additional…