Office of the Governor Rick Perry

Texas Emerging Technology Fund

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

FY2013 Annual Report to the Texas State Legislature on the Texas Emerging Technology Fund.
FY2013 Annual Report Summary.

What is the Texas Emerging Technology Fund?
The Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) was created by the 79th 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.

TETF grants are awarded in the following three areas: