NCBiotech Funding Programs

Among the many obstacles between idea and market in life science product development, the most daunting is securing capital.

NCBiotech offers several funding programs designed to fill gaps in technology development and company growth. These funds help university researchers and companies conduct critical studies and reach significant development milestones that enable them to attract follow-on funding.

Company Funding provides $75,000 to $500,000 to innovative North Carolina life science companies.

University Technology Development Funding distributes grants to N.C. universities to advance great innovations with compelling commercial potential.

Awardee Resources - Forms and other resources for recipients of NCBiotech funding.

Event and Meeting Grants – NCBiotech provides grants to help N.C.’s non-profit organizations stage professional conferences, workshops or similar events across the state.

Past Awards - The past five years of our awards are searchable on this page. Since its founding nearly 35 years ago, NCBiotech has distributed almost 3,000 awards totaling more than $150 million.

Other Funding Resources - Scan our lists of research funding organizations, funding for education projects, and angel and VC funders.

NCBiotech Funding Continuum
NCBiotech Funding Continuum

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Grant
Research and Tech

Maximum Award: $100,000

The BIG deadline has passed.

Program Awards

Prior BIG Awards

Grant
Research and Tech

Maximum Request: $24,000

Cycle 1 Deadline:
Wednesday, January 16, 2019 (noon)
Solicitation: Open to technologies in all life science sectors

Cycle 2 Deadline:
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 (noon)
Solicitation: Open to digital- and data-driven life science technologies only

Grant
Research and Tech
Grant
Research and Tech

Maximum Award: $190,340

Application Deadline:
Fiscal Year 2019

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 (noon)

Loan
Business Loans

Maximum Award: $250,000

Deadline: Quarterly

Loan
Business Loans

Maximum Award: $500,000

Deadline: Quarterly

Grant
Research and Tech

Maximum Award: $75,000

The TEG deadline has passed.

Program Awards

Prior TEG Awards