Please refer to the ‘Project Vesto‘ section of this site for details of current NIREC funding programs. We also refer you to the incremental funding sources listed in the ‘Resources‘ section of this site.
NIREC operates a number of successful partnerships with national brand names, federal and state agencies, and is always interested in adding to this roster, whether it is for an individual project or a longer term affiliation.
NIREC’s primary mentoring program is The Spark. We are also fortunate to have numerous mentoring resources available in Nevada, and refer you to our Resources section for details of these.
If you would like to discuss your startup or project with us, we ask that you attach a one or two page executive summary or business model canvas to your message in either pdf or Word format, in order that we can familiarize ourselves with your plan before we speak. Please do not send lengthy documents, nor any confidential materials.
NIREC is fortunate to work closely with the Nevada System of Higher Education, and can act as an intermediary for those who wish to partner with its talented researchers. We ask that you outline your project, and the partnership that you seek, in your message below.