Innovation Action Program (IAP)

Application Deadline: July 25th, 2016

The Northeast Electrochemical Energy Storage Cluster (NEESC) has established an Innovation Action Program to identify services needed by small businesses in the industry and to provide "fast-track" resources to eligible small businesses.


The program will be directed to eligible small businesses in the Cluster to:

Program Highlights

Program Administration

Program Eligibility

Funding Requests

The Innovation Action Program review team will consider service requests that are expected to achieve substantial and measurable improvements to the company's overall profitability and competitiveness.

Services that would be eligible include, but are not limited to, the following:

Ineligible Funding Uses

While the Innovation Action Program review team will consider all requests for services that align with the program goals, the following activities have been specifically identified as ineligible:

Application Submission & Process Considerations

Monitoring and Compliance

Footnote Links

  1. U.S. Small Business Administration
  2. Businesses associated with the conversion the chemical energy into electric energy.
  3. Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont