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Translational Research Pilot Grant Program

To All IUB Faculty Members:


The Johnson Center for Innovation and Translational Research is pleased to announce the second year of Translational Research Pilot Grants. This pilot grant program has been established to fund the completion of proof of concept projects that support the development of research projects with industry partners, the establishment of new companies, or strengthen patent applications based on IUB discoveries.


Eligible Projects


All projects in any discipline directly related to moving IUB research or scholarly activities closer to commercialization are eligible. Projects must be based on discoveries that have been submitted to the IURTC in the form of an Invention Disclosure (http://iurtc.iu.edu/forms/index.shtml). Project proposals may be submitted by any IUB faculty member. Project budgets up to $25,000 will be considered and can be used to support research in the Principal Investigators laboratory, or for purchased services from IU core facilities or external vendors.


Proposal Reviews


Pilot Grant applications will be assessed for their scientific merit, the potential to significantly enhance the commercial development of the new discovery, and the potential for the creation of new intellectual property.


Application Due Date


April 1, 2016

Funding will be available June 1, 2016


Instructions for applying can be accessed on the JCEB website: http://jcitr.indiana.edu/opportunities.shtml


We are available to meet with you to discuss potential projects and assist with the filing of the Invention Disclosure.

We encourage you to take advantage of this new funding opportunity!





Keith R. Davis, Ph.D.


The Johnson Center for Innovation and Translational Research

Simon Hall, Room 100A

212 S. Hawthorne Drive

Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405

Office: 812-856-4805

Email: keirdavi@indiana.eduJCITR  

For more information, see Pilot Grant Program Description-2016

Author: Dana Palazzo

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