Innovation Cluster Accelerator Program

Innovation Cluster Accelerator 

We are no longer taking applications for the full program.

The program supports clusters in the following way:


  • – Funding to support administrative and operating expenses
  • – Support with federal grant applications and other funding opportunities
  • – Access to future project funding opportunities

Cluster Strategy Workshops

  • – High impact strategy workshops on dedicated cluster topics
  • – Up to four sessions annually, depending on cluster maturity level
  • – Held individually with each cluster with full board and management team

Cluster Leadership Development Program

  • – Hands-on leadership development program for cluster        CEOS/managers
  • – Four sessions annually
  • – Build your network with fellow cluster CEOs and global cluster experts

Board Chair Onboarding

  • – Hands-on onboarding program for cluster board chairs
  • – 3 sessions during the first 90 days
  • – Build your network with fellow cluster ICAP board chairs

Branding & Communications

  • – Communications amplification
  • – Branding events planned for 2022-2023
  • – Guidance on your branding and communication

1:1 Cluster Support

  • – Technical assistance from the ICAP Team
  • – Access to cluster coaching sessions as needed