“From Idea to Market” Grant Program (FIMG)
Since 2012, CRDF Global in partnership with the Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation (SRNSF), and the Georgian Research & Development Foundation (GRDF) have realized “From Idea to Market” Grant Program. The competition is designed to support idea and start-up stage young tech entrepreneurs in Georgia through funding and mentorship.
The main goal of this program is to develop Georgia’s innovation capacity by:
- Fostering entrepreneurial culture
- Promoting development of relevant skills among youth enrolled in S&T focused university programs in Georgia
- Supporting and enabling startup formation.
In 2013, under this program 5 innovative projects have been funded.