Translational Research Grants

Duke-Coulter Translational Partnership Grant Program

The Duke-Coulter Translational Partnership Grant Program provides funding and project management support to teams to develop promising bioengineering research.

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Duke Translational Medicine Institute

DTMI seeks to improve individual and population health by catalyzing translation across the continuum of scientific discovery, clinical research, care delivery, and global health. DTMI provides multidisciplinary investigator teams with industrial-model project management, and easy access to emerging technologies and methodologies.

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Duke Translational Research Institute Pilot T1 Program

Collaborative Pilot Agreements provide funding up to $100,000 (direct costs only) to support collaborations between laboratory-based and clinical researchers to accelerate projects from preclinical to Phase 1 trials.

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The Biomarker Factory

The Biomarker Factory provides funding and domain expertise for research projects in translational medicine in diagnostics, with the goal of bringing biomarker discoveries to clinical practice. It is jointly co-owned by Duke Medical Strategies and LabCorp.

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North Carolina Biotechnology Center

NCBC has a number of grants to support innovative, multidisciplinary research at local universities. There are grants for supporting post-docs working on industry partnerships, shared equipment, and biotech research.

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SBIR/STTR Funding Support

North Carolina’s Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) tech transfer resource library provides information on accessing translational grants from various federal agencies under their small business program.

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General Funding Opportunities

Check out these other funding sources available to start-ups

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Startup Connect Networking Fair

Join us for 4th Annual Duke StartupConnect! Students from all schools at Duke University are welcome to visit with startup employer…

Pioneering African-American Women in the Advertising Business

Professor Davis will present on her research into the history of African-American women who have worked in the advertising industry.

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