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 Sponsorships - NCBiotech provides grants of up to $3,000 to help N.C.’s non-profit organizations stage professional conferences, workshops or similar events within 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

Funding Deadline Info:
Fiscal Year 2018
Cycle 1

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 (Noon)
Cycle 2
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 (Noon)
Decision notification: mid-June 2018

Program Awards

Prior BIG Awards

Grant
Research and Tech

Maximum Award: $200,000

Funding Deadline Info:
Fiscal Year 2018
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 (Noon)
Decision notification: mid-February 2018

Grant
Research and Tech

Maximum Award: $190,340

Application Deadline:
Fiscal Year 2019
Wednesday, June 20, 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

Funding Deadline Info:
Fiscal Year 2018
Cycle 1

Wednesday, August 16, 2017  (Noon)
Cycle 2
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 (Noon)
Decision notification: mid-June 2018

Program Awards

Prior TEG Awards