Innovate Durham Timeline


Application Period

June 15th - July 23rd, 2018 

Startup companies and entrepreneurs are encouraged to apply to be part of the Innovate Durham 2018 Cohort.

Selection Period

July 23rd - August 20, 2018 

Applicants that meet the initial minimum criteria will move to the second phase of the selection process. A round of finalists will be selected to come in and present to the review committee and potential partner departments. The review committee will then choose a limited number of applicants to be part of the Innovate Durham 2018 cohort.

Pilot Period

August - November, 2018

Companies will work with their respective City or County departments to test, develop or scale their idea, product or service for the 12-week pilot period.

Demo Day

December, 2018

The 2018 Innovate Durham Cohort will be given the chance to present the results of their pilot period to the public.