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Biotechnology Meeting Grant

Maximum Award: 
$10,000

This grant promotes and supports national and/or international meetings which advance the understanding or application of biotechnology and focus national and international attention on the North Carolina scientific community. (See www.ncbiotech.org/bes for information about the event sponsorships.)

Meetings must include attendees from North Carolina as well as a substantial presence of national and/or international participants. For example, a "traveling" meeting held in a different state or country each year and/or a NC based meeting with a large participation from the national or international biotechnology community.

Meetings must promote information sharing and personal interaction focused on life science research, education, or business.

Application Deadlines

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

FY 2016-2017 Deadlines 

Event Date

Deadline - Proposal Must Be Received by:

July - September
Noon, June 8, 2016
(Wednesday)
October - December
Noon, September 8, 2016
(Thursday)
January - March
Noon, December 7, 2016
(Wednesday)
April - June
Noon, March 8, 2017
(Wednesday)

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

Who May Apply

Any North Carolina-based non-profit organization planning a national or international meeting in North Carolina focusing on biotechnology or its related aspects.

Application materials for fiscal year 2016-2017:
*** The following is for information only.  Updated BMG Guidelines for the December 7 deadline will be posted by mid-October.***

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