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
Event/Meeting Dates: July - September 2019
Deadline: Wednesday, June 5, 2019 (noon)
Event/Meeting Dates: October - December 2019
Deadline: Thursday, September 5, 2019 (noon)
Event/Meeting Dates: January - March 2020
Deadline: Wednesday, December 4, 2019 (noon)
Event/Meeting Dates: April - June 2020
Deadline: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 (noon)
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 (noon)
Solicitation: Agricultural tech, marine/aquaculture tech, and natural products
Wednesday, December 11, 2019 (noon)
Solicitation: Open (with some restrictions)
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 (noon)
Solicitation: Precision, digital, and data-driven life sciences technologies, and global health technologies
Maximum Award: $250,000
Maximum Award: $500,000