Principal investigators at Georgetown University should consider and explore the variety of opportunities for industry collaborations and sponsorship as well as foundation grants. Some examples are linked below
For additional collaboration and funding resources please consider visiting the Office of the Dean for Research, Research Development Services, and the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations as well as subscribing to the FUND*Ability blog.
Please note, to protect confidential information and intellectual property, we advise you to discuss only the published aspects of your research when discussing possible research collaborations with companies or foundations. While most submission portals will request non-confidential summaries of your research, some may not, and it is prudent for you to contact OTC before submitting a proposal through a company portal.
|Company||Program Name and Link|
|Department of Defense (DOD)||
Lung Cancer Research Program
Career Development Award
Exploration - Hypothesis Development Award
Idea Award with Special Focus
|Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)||SBIR Opportunities|
New Therapy Commercialization Grants Program: Up to $350,000 over two years. Supports later-stage development of new, more effective therapies for epilepsy by accelerating the advancement of research from the laboratory to patient. New therapies may include but are not limited to medicines, biologics or devices. Preference given to proposals that already have a commercial partner engaged to assist with development, and proposals that have committed or matched funding from their sponsoring institution, commercial partner, or other third party source.
Due Date: 2/1/2018
|DC Government||Phase Zero Program Funding Opportunities|
|Johnson & Johnson|
|Sanofi||Collaborate-Innovate (Innovation Challenge)|
|Takeda||Independent Medical Education Grants|
|Allergan||Medical Education Grants|
|Ariad||Grants & Donations|
|Baxter Healthcare||Bioscience Grants
Program: CGN Healthcare-Related Charitable Support
|GSK||Discovery Partnerships with Academia|
|Debiopharm SA||In-Licensing and Portfolio Objectives|
|Roche||Areas of Interest
|Gilead||U.S. Corporate Grants & Giving|
|Janssen R & D||Area of Focus|
|Kyowa Kirin||Licensing and Partnering|
|Merck||Areas of Interest and Partnerships|
|Takeda||Areas of Interest
|Otsuka||Healthcare-Related Charitable Contributions
Otsuka Grants Application Portal
|Pfizer||Submission of Opportunities
Areas of Interest
World R&D Partnering
|Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO)||Maryland Innovation Initiative
Maryland TEDCO Technology Commercialization Fund
|Teva||Teva Sponsored Studies|
The Esther A. & Joseph Klingenstein Fund, Inc.
2018 Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Awards in the Neurosciences: $225,000 over 3 years. Supports highly promising, early-career investigators engaged in cutting-edge basic or clinical research that may lead to a better understanding of neurological and psychiatric disorders. At this critical juncture in an early-career investigator’s career, when funding can be a challenge, the fellowship promotes higher-risk, and potentially higher-reward, projects.
Studies in these areas are of particular interest:
Due Date: 2/15/2018
|National Institutes of Health (NIH)||Loan Repayment Programs
Targeted for repayment of student loans of doctoral level, biomedical or behavioral scientists conducting research funded by non-profit institutions.
|DC I-Corps||DC I-Corps|
|Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP)||
Peer-Reviewed Alzheimer's Research Program
|Damon Runyon Cancer Research Award Foundation||Physician-Scientist Training Award
|Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation|
Disclaimer: Listing of these companies and initiatives does not imply endorsement of Georgeotwn University, nor did Georgetown University receive any special privileges in listing these opportunities.