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Event and Meeting Grants

NCBiotech's event and meeting grants provide support for North Carolina-based events and meetings that bring information and networking opportunities on diverse topics to the life science community statewide.  

Biotechnology Event Sponsorships (BES) provide up to $3,000 for events to support life science-focused events held primarily for a North Carolina audience.  Biotechnology Meeting Grants (BMG) are restricted to national/international meetings being held in North Carolina and offer up to $10,000. 

Virtual and hybrid events are eligible for support.  See the guidelines for details.

Any North Carolina-based nonprofit organization may apply.

Fiscal Year 2022-2023: BES and BMG Proposal Deadlines

Event/Meeting Dates: July - September 2022
Deadline: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 (noon)

Event/Meeting Dates: October - December 2022
Deadline: Wednesday, August 31, 2022 (noon)

Event/Meeting Dates: January - March 2023
Deadline: Wednesday, November 30, 2022 (noon)

Event/Meeting Dates: April - June 2023
Deadline: Wednesday, March 1, 2023 (noon)

Biotechnology Event Sponsorship (BES) Application Materials

The FY2023 proposal guidelines and application materials are listed below.

Biotechnology Meeting Grant (BMG) Application Materials

The FY2023 proposal guidelines and application materials are listed below.

How to Submit your Proposal:

Important First Step:  The Event Director/Primary Contact for the proposal must register for an account on the NCBiotech Funding Portal in advance of the deadline in order to submit a proposal. 

Click here for more information.

For questions or more information, contact:
Michelle Collins, MPA, CRA, CPRA
Director, Grant Process Operations
Science and Technology Development
(919) 549-8845 | michelle_collins@ncbiotech.org

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