top of page


KCV GOAL (Growth, Opportunity, and Learning) program is a commercialization support program for faculty, staff, or students from KCV-supported institutions to compete for funds for a partially or fully compensated trip to a conference or continued learning event. The goal is to provide an opportunity for KCV innovators to promote their idea, technology, or startup company in an environment that promotes the spirit of innovation for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.


  • Submit completed application.

  • Must be faculty, staff, or student at KCV-supported institution.

  • Conference or event must foster an environment that promotes the spirit of commercialization or entrepreneurship.

  • If pitching or presenting related to an Idea Disclosure Form (IDF), allow an opportunity for KCV Licensing and New Ventures Manager to review and provide consultation related to the pitch/presentation prior to the event.

  • If participating in an event related to an Idea Disclosure Form (IDF), IDF and institutional opt-in must be received by KCV prior to covering of event-related costs.

  • Application must be submitted no later than 2 weeks before the event date or event registration closing date (whichever occurs earliest).

Related Posts
bottom of page