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MTRC Supplemental Award

MTRC manages a grant for small to medium sized manufacturers that matches their cash investment, supports a feasibility study, and supports Biotech and Food related consulting. Below listed are the MTRC Supplemental Award categories.

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Consulting in Biotech Manufacturing

If it is determined that your company is at the stage to successfully work with a consultant, we will discuss the category and order of need.  We will review your requirements to connect your company with the appropriate expert.

Categories of Biotech Consulting:

  • Proof of concept
  • R & D
  • Prototype and new Product Development
  • Manufacturing Process Improvement
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Failure Analysis
  • Business Development
  • FDA Submission
  • Legal Structure
  • Exposure to Social Media
  • Commercial Entities
  • Quality Regulations
  • Workforce Development
Consulting in Food Manufacturing

MTRC has partnered with the   Long Island Food Council  (LIFC) to bring expert consulting to small-to-medium sized food manufacturers. Qualifying food manufacturers can apply for consulting services in, but not limited to, the following areas:

  • Recipe development
  • Package design
  • Nutritional content & labeling
  • Health & Safety requirements and certification processes
  • New product development
  • International export
  • Financial management
  • Digital marketing for the food industry
  • Professional services

Please fill out the following   Food Consulting Request Form  and email it to




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Manufacturing Expansion


Every company's goal is to be constantly to growing. Here at MTRC we are able to assist in a manufactures growth process. MTRC can support your company's growth as you plan to expand your business. Qualifying manufacturers can receive an award of 15-20% of the cost of equipment purchases, with a cap at $20,000,  to help subsidize the cost of  the expansion project.

Research & Development


Feasibility Study Award

Small to medium sized manufacturers can apply for a feasibility study award through the MTRC. The feasibility award is designed to get manufacturers through an immediate obstacle and assist in taking the company to the next steps in manufacturing their product. Potential feasibility studies can include:

  • Proof of concept
  • Prototype design/development
  • Market Analysis
  • Research and testing
Matching Support

MTRC offers funding to match existing funded projects.

  • SPIR Program: Match of up to 25% of the overall project value
  • Federal Award: Match of NIH SBIR/STTR; NYSERDA


Workforce Training


Qualifying manufacturers can receive an award of 30% of the cost shown expended for workforce training initiatives,  with a cap at $20,000,  to help subsidize the cost of  the training. 

All supplemental awards will result in an economic impact survey at the conclusion of the project. Please speak with a MTRC representative for more details. 



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