BRiDGE RFA [Duke Internal Funding]

Funding Agency:
Duke University

We engage Duke faculty, post-doctoral fellows and students to support the launch of new companies with the goal of developing a vibrant entrepreneurial ecosystem. This facility and program were made possible by a philanthropic gift to Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering and by additional funds from Duke Engineering Entrepreneurship (EngEn).

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.


Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be startup founders with a Duke Affiliation who satisfies one of the following requirements:
Duke faculty
Post-doctoral fellow
Graduate or undergraduate student
Duke alumni

Funding Type



Grad/Prof Students
Post Doctoral Fellows


Engineering and Physical Sciences
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Translational