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Biotechnology Event Sponsorship

Maximum Award: 

This popular Biotechnology Center grant supports statewide events and meetings that promote information sharing and networking in the areas of life science research, education, or business. See the BES Application Requirements and Instructions below for details.

Requests for support for national or international meetings being held in North Carolina are eligible for consideration under the BES program.

Application Deadlines

Proposals are submitted according to quarterly deadlines as shown in the timetable below.

FY 2017-2018 Deadlines 

Event Date

Deadline Proposal Must
Be Received by:


July - September
Noon, June 7, 2017     (Wednesday)
October - December
Noon, September 7, 2017
January - March
Noon, December 6, 2017
April - June
Noon, March 7, 2018

If you have any questions about this deadline schedule, please contact the Program Manager.

Who May Apply

Any North Carolina-based nonprofit organization planning a conference, workshop or other event in North Carolina focusing on biotechnology or its related aspects.

Application materials for fiscal year 2017-2018 

When you have your proposal materials prepared, submit your application online.