The Institute at ASU started working in 2020. It supports 3 to 5 projects per year. The first project selection cycle was completed in July 2020. Four projects were selected as winners.
The Institute grantees must excel in innovation and demonstrate a high promise for transformative impact on city inhabitants’ quality of life. They must have clear path to creating a real-world technology in the mid-term. The allowed project stages range from ideation to prototyping.