The Flash Grant program aims to identify and energize creative ideas that exhibit early indications of commercial potential. These $20,000 micro-grants are designed to:
- Demonstrate the disruptive potential of a life sciences technology
- Prepare a technology for translational development
An additional intern supplement of up to $7,500 is available to engage an undergraduate student on a Flash project (intern supplement is only available to non-R1 institutions).
This solicitation is open to proposals in all areas of life sciences except Class I medical devices or consumer products. Funds are available to researchers at any North Carolina university or non-profit research institute.
Award announcements: February 2024