Flash Grants

Funding Agency:
North Carolina Biotechnology Center

NCBiotech’s Flash Grant program aims to identify and energize the most creative ideas that exhibit early indications of commercial potential. Like a flash of inspiration, Flash Grants infuse a quick jolt of funding at a critical early point when a small, targeted influx of funds can be crucial to shaping innovative research ideas into high potential life science technologies, particularly in emerging and converging life science sectors.

FY2020 Deadlines

Cycle 1 Deadline:
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 (noon)
Solicitation: Topics to be determined

Cycle 2 Deadline:
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 (noon)
Solicitation: Topics to be determined

Cycle 3 Deadline:
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 (noon)
Solicitation: Topics to be determined

Agency Website

Areas of Interest

Eligibility Requirements

Any North Carolina university or non-profit research organization may apply.

Amount

$24,000

Amount Description

A maximum of $24,000 may be requested for periods of up to nine months. There is no match requirement for the Flash Grant Program.

Funding Type

Grant

Eligibility

Faculty

Category

Engineering and Physical Sciences
Environmental & Life Sciences
Medical
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

August 28, 2019