Innovation Stories from Priming Ground Round 2016

Priming Grants are a very cost-effective early stage engagement instrument. The first round under the GCF demonstrated that the program has global applicability in supporting engagement between SMEs and researchers.

The profiles presented below are a snapshot of some of the researchers and SMEs who have been supported by the GCF during the Priming Grant round held in 2016. The following stories are a snapshot of the work behind many of the grants. They are presented below by Priority Area

Advanced manufacturing


Mining equipment, Technology & Services

Medtech & Pharmaceuticals

Oil, Gas & Energy Resources