Kentucky Science & Engineering Foundation: KSEF

KSEF SealAbout KSEF

The Kentucky Science & Engineering Foundation (KSEF) invests in R&D activities to promote innovation, advancing ideas and technologies that add value to the scientific and economic growth of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

KSEF is an initiative of the Kentucky Science & Technology Corporation (KSTC), managed in partnership with the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE).

The KSEF Team provides one-on-one counseling, manages funding programs, organizes training events and outreach, and coordinates the Kentucky SBIR/STTR Resource Center.

    divot  One-on-One Counseling
    divot  Research & Development Excellence -- ROI 22:1  
    divot  Kentucky Commercialization Fund -- ROI 11:1
    divot  Kentucky SBIR/STTR Phase Zero & Double Zero -- ROI 21:1
    divot  Kentucky SBIR/STTR Matching Funds -- ROI 7:1
   
 divot  KSEF Training Events & Outreach
    divot  Kentucky SBIR/STTR Resource Center

KSEF Events and Partners

KSEF events are made possible by the generous support of event partners. The valuable support of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education in funding KSEF (organizers of the event) is greatly acknowledged. KSEF outreach events and training are also made possible by the generous support of these event partners:event partners

 

SBA KSTC and KSEF acknowledge the support of the Small Business Administration through the Federal State and Technology Grant Award #SBAHQ-17-G-0010.

  

KSEF-Managed Programs Impact

 
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KSEF Fellows

KSEF Fellow is an honor conferred by KSTC through KSEF. The honor is bestowed to distinguished persons to recognize their significant contributions to the advancement of excellence in science and engineering in Kentucky.

Need Help?

Book a conference call with KSEF Executive Director, 
Dr. Maria Labreveux.

KSEF office hours 8:30 AM-5:00 PM Monday-Friday

News and Events

SBIR/STTR Commercialization Clinic
K-Seffy
February 12 - Tuesday
8:30 AM-5:00 PM at the University of Kentucky with Lenka Fedorkova
Event Details    Register
 
SBIR/STTR Phase Zero/Double Zero Deadline
January 29 - Monday 10:00 AM ET
Application deadline to KSEF, for Federal due dates starting April 2018.
 
 SBIR Connect-Covington
 February 7 - Wednesday, 4:00-6:00 PM
(site TBA) Covington, KY
 
 SBIR Connect-Louisville
 February 8 - Thursday, 4:00-6:00 PM
August Moon Bistro, 2269 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY 40206
 
 SBIR Connect-Lexington
 February 13 - Tuesday, 4:00-6:00 PM
(site TBA) Lexington, KY
 
SBIR/STTR Phase Zero/Double Zero Deadline
February 26 - Monday 10:00 AM ET
Application deadline to KSEF, for Federal due dates starting May 2018.
 
SBIR/STTR Phase Zero/Double Zero Deadline
March 26 - Monday 10:00 AM ET
Application deadline to KSEF, for Federal due dates starting June 2018.