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NCBiotech Funding Programs

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

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

Company Funding provides $100,000 to $500,000 to innovative North Carolina life sciences companies.

University Technology Development Funding distributes grants to N.C. universities to advance significant 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 statewide.

Past Awards - Since its founding nearly 35 years ago, NCBiotech has distributed almost 3,000 awards totaling more than $150 million.

Other Funding Resources - Explore 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: $20,000

FY2023 Deadlines:

Cycle 1
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 (noon)

Cycle 2
Wednesday, December 7, 2022 (noon)

Cycle 3
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 (noon)

Grant
Research and Tech

Maximum Award: $150,000

FY2023 Deadline:

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 (noon)

Grant
Research and Tech
Loan
Business Loans

Maximum Award: $250,000

Deadline: Quarterly

Loan
Business Loans

Maximum Award: $500,000

Deadline: Quarterly

Grant
Research and Tech

Maximum Award: $100,000

FY2023 Deadlines:

Cycle 1
Wednesday, August 24, 2022 (noon)

Cycle 2
Wednesday, February 1, 2023 (noon)

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