Reporting IMPACT of GAP Fund and Accelerator Programs

The immediate and near-term returns for gap funding most often focus on speeding up the commercialization process so technologies and services can contribute to enriching economies quicker. But, gap funding also has an overarching impact on both the financial and programmatic processes for research institutions and stakeholders, alike. So, what can gap fund managers do […]

NSF supports Texas Tech microfluidic translational research work through $225K grant

National Science Foundation Small Business Technology Transfer (NSF STTR) recently awarded a $225,000 grant to a Texas Tech University student who is preparing to earn a doctorate in chemical engineering in August. The sizable grant will help Jeevan Maddala commercialize his doctoral work in biomedical and pharmaceutical trials, which looks to

UCSD prof receives $1M from the W.M. Keck Foundation to translate pharma delivery research

At the University of California, San Diego, scientists have received a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation to fund research into exploring a molecular approach to delivering drugs that could change the pharmaceutical industry worldwide. The W.M. Keck Foundation of Los Angeles supports “high risk/high reward” pioneering discoveries in groundbreaking studies that enable […]

Moody Foundation supports research at U Texas Medical Branch

The University of Texas Medical Branch announced a $25.5 million contribution from the Moody Foundation of Galveston. The commitment includes $16.5 million to complete the new Jennie Sealy Hospital’s intensive care complex on the university’s island campus. The rest of the contribution will benefit the exploration of research opportunities.

NIH announces translational research grants to support obesity and diabetes

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) encourages NIH Research Demonstration and Dissemination Project grant (R18) applications from institutions/ organizations to test practical, sustainable, acceptable, and cost efficient adaptations of efficacious strategies or approaches prevent and treat diabetes and/or obesity.