Sprocket Extends Innovation Challenge Deadline
By West Kentucky Star Staff
WESTERN KENTUCKY - The deadline has been extended for small businesses to apply for possible grant funding. 

Sprocket, Incorporated announced the application deadline for the West Kentucky Innovation Challenge has been extended to midnight on Friday, February 26th.

"We've had a huge response to the competition," said GroWest Regional Director, Monica Bilak. "The deadline has been extended to ensure everyone interested in submitting has the chance to do so, especially in light of any weather impacts they may have suffered."

Sprocket will award up to $200,000 in Innovation Development service grants to five small businesses or individuals, culminating from a live video Pitch Day on March 12, 2021.

The West Kentucky Innovation Challenge is funded, in part, by a Small Business Development Grant through the USDA. Innovators living/working in the following counties are eligible: McCracken, Livingston, Ballard, Hickman, Fulton, and Carlisle.

Winners will be announced March 26th and engage immediately after with software and customer development experts to begin work on developing a fully functional software solution to a real-world problem.

For more information, visit the website at the link below. 

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Innovation Challenge webpage
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Published 12:26 AM, Saturday Feb. 20, 2021
Updated 09:12 PM, Friday Feb. 19, 2021



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