“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.