Green Technology Innovation Fellowship 2023-2024 Application

The application is now only open for MBA students and doctoral level applicants for the 2023-2024 cohort by personal invitation from the program instructor. 

The Green Technology Innovation Fellowship at Cornell, offered by the SC Johnson College of Business, provides business students, graduate research students, and postdocs focusing in clean energy and climate technology from across Cornell’s colleges the opportunity to immerse themselves in practical technology-based startup creation. Participants receive the tools, training, and entrepreneurial mindset to launch their own startup or become the next set of leaders working in the burgeoning green technology economy. Students will also receive a certificate from the SC Johnson College of Business.

The full program website can be found here

Who can apply?

Up to 30 participants are selected per annual cohort, of which half are MBA students and half are PhD candidates or postdocs conducting green energy and climate technology research. Researchers can come from across Cornell’s schools, such as the College of Engineering, the College of Arts and Sciences, Bowers College of Computing and Information Science, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and Cornell Tech.


Applications are now open for the 2023-24 cohort. Applications for MBA students, PhD candidates and postdoctoral scholars will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

The program will run from September 2023 – March 2024 with monthly sessions occurring on weekends. Participants based in New York and Geneva who are willing to travel to Ithaca for the programmatic weekends are welcome and encouraged to participate.


Contact the program team at 

Please provide your university email address.