Texas Emerging Technology Fund

“In Texas, we understand that high-tech companies don't just happen overnight but are a product of forethought, sound vision and planning, and strategic investments by both the public and private sectors. Through our Emerging Technology Fund, we are bringing the best scientists and researchers to Texas, attracting high-tech jobs and helping start-up companies get off the ground faster.”
- Gov. Rick Perry
  • FY2012 Annual Report to the Texas State Legislature on the Texas Emerging Technology Fund.
  • TETF Report - A comprehensive list of TETF awards, university collaboration, amounts, industries and regions.
  • TETF - The Good News - A look at the overall impact to date.

What is the Emerging Technology Fund?

The Emerging Technology Fund (ETF) was created by the Texas Legislature in 2005 at the urging of Gov. Perry to provide Texas with an unparalleled advantage in the research, development, and commercialization of emerging technologies.

ETF grants are awarded in the following three areas:

Apply to the Texas Emerging Technology Fund

The Emerging Technology Fund (ETF) was created by the Texas Legislature in 2005 at the urging of Gov. Perry to provide Texas with an unparalleled advantage in the research, development, and commercialization of emerging technologies.

Texas A&M University System faculty interested in submitting proposals for Research Superiority Acquisition Grants may contact Linda Ravey, Project Coordinator, at Texas A&M System Technology Commercialization. Linda collaborates with System components in the development and submission of TETF proposals, the agreement and milestones development process if approved for a grant, and compliance reporting once an award is made. She is the liaison between System members and the Governor's office for the Texas Emerging Technology Fund.

Contact information:

Linda Ravey
Project Coordinator

Main Desk: 979-847-8682
Email: linda-ravey@tamus.edu