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We welcome interested ventures to apply. Applicants do not need to be an MIT alum or have an MIT affiliation to apply.

Below is a link to fill out an online application form. We are primarily interested in learning about the focus of your company and why you believe access to MIT.nano and its toolsets will advance your progress.

You must attach a one-page document describing:

  • Your company’s technology and why it is innovative;
  • Your innovation’s potential for impact if you are able to bring it successfully to market;
  • Where you are in the development of your technology and company;
  • How access to MIT.nano could advance your progress in the next 12 months.
    • Be as specific as possible about the tools, instruments, and facilities you need.
    • Explain the technical challenges you hope to overcome or goals you hope to meet through access to MIT.nano.

Submit your application by 11:59 PM on June 14, 2024. 

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Our toolsets and facilities

START.nano offers early-stage, deep-tech startups discounted access to MIT.nano’s state-of-the-art laboratories. Review our toolsets for the three primary facilities to help you craft your application: