Industry Collaboration Opportunities

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 ResearchResearch 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. 

Industry Collaboration Opportunities
Company Program Name and Link
Department of Defense (DOD)

Lung Cancer Research Program
Career Development Award
Clinical Exploration Award
Idea Development Award
Investigator-Initiated Translational Research Award

Multiple Sclerosis Research Program
Exploration – Hypothesis Development Award
Investigator-Initiated Research Award
Pilot Clinical Trial Award

Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program
Idea Award with Special Focus
Career Development Award
Translational Team Science Award

Tick-Borne Disease Research Program
Detailed descriptions of the funding opportunity, evaluation criteria, and submission requirements can be found in the Program Announcements. The Program Announcements are available electronically for downloading from the Grants.gov website, the CDMRP website and the electronic Biomedical Research Application Portal (eBRAP). ll CDMRP funding opportunities, both recently and previously released, are available on the CDMRP website.

Submission is a two-step process requiring both (1) pre-application submission through the electronic Biomedical Research Application Portal (eBRAP) and (2) application submission through Grants.gov. Refer to the General Application Instructions, Section II.A. for registration and submission requirements for eBRAP and Grants.gov.

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

SBIR Opportunites

DC Government

Phase Zero Program Funding Opportunities

Johnson & Johnson

Partner with J&J

Sanofi

Collaborate-Innovate (Innovation Challenge)

Eli Lilly

Lilly Research Award Program
Open Innovation Drug Discovery Program

Takeda

Independent Medical Education Grants

Abbvie

Submit Your Idea
Areas of Interest
Licensing

Amgen

Licensing Opportunities
Areas of Interest

Advinus

Partnering/Co-Development (adenosine receptor for IBD, COPD, SCD)
Partnering for Drug Discovery/Drug Development

Alkermes

Medical Education Grants

Allergan

Medical Education Grants

Almac Discovery

Partnering and Collaboration
Pipeline

Amyris

Collaboration

Agenus

In/Out Licensing

Ariad

Grants & Donations

BASF

Innovation Award

Baxter Healthcare

Bioscience Grants
Other Grants

Bayer

Bayer Foundations Thrombosis Research Award
Bayer Foundations Scientific Awards

Google

AI for Social Good
Google.org is issuing an open call to organizations around the world to submit their ideas for how they could use AI to help address societal challenges. Selected organizations will receive support from Google’s AI experts, Google.org grant funding from a $25M pool, credit and consulting from Google Cloud, and more.
Deadline – 11:59:59 PM PST January 22, 2019

Genentech

Clinical Fellows

GSK

Discovery Partnerships with Academia

Daiichi Sankyo

Partnership

Debiopharm SA

In-Licensing and Portfolio Objectives

EMD Serono

Partnering

Roche

Areas of Interest
Venture Fund

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
Partnership Contracts

Otsuka

Healthcare-Related Charitable Contributions
Otsuka Grants Application Portal

Pfizer

Submission of Opportunities
Areas of Interest
World R&D Partnering

Novo Nordisk

Partnering

Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO)

Maryland Innovation Initiative
Maryland TEDCO Technology Commercialization Fund

Teva

Teva Sponsored Studies

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Loan Repayment Programs
Deadline:
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
LOI due, Full Application due
Detailed descriptions of the funding opportunity, evaluation criteria, and submission requirements can be found in the Program Announcement. The Program Announcement is available electronically for downloading from the Grants.gov website, the CDMRP website and the electronic Biomedical Research Application Portal (eBRAP)

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Award Foundation

Physician-Scientist Training Award
Deadline:

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Various Opportunities in Global Health and Development

Disclaimer: Listing of these companies and initiatives does not imply endorsement of Georgetown University, nor did Georgetown University receive any special privileges in listing these opportunities.