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IU Bloomington researchers have until April 16 to apply for Johnson Center grant program

Mar 27, 2018
Associate professor Karin James was one of four IU Bloomington researchers to receive funding from the Johnson Center for Innovation and Translational Research in 2017.James Brosher, IU Communications

The Johnson Center for Innovation and Translational Research has set an April 16 deadline for Indiana University Bloomington researchers to submit proof-of-concept projects for its fourth annual Translational Research Pilot Grant Program.


Application requirements include a cover page, a research plan, a budget and budget justification, and a biographical sketch. Letters of support from potential industry partners or investors may be included. A summary report describing technical progress and a financial accounting of funds will be due one month after funded projects are complete. Details about application submissions are available online.


Projects may be submitted from any academic discipline. Project budgets up to $25,000 will be considered. The funds can be used to support laboratory research or to purchase services from IU core facilities or external vendors. Projects must be directly related to moving IU research or scholarly activity closer to commercialization and must be based on discoveries that have been submitted to the IU Innovation and Commercialization Office.


Applications must be submitted electronically as Microsoft Word and Excel documents to . Applications will be assessed for their scientific merit, their potential to significantly enhance the commercial development of the discovery and the potential to create new intellectual property.


Lists of grant recipients in the 2015 cohort, 2016 cohort and 2017 cohort are available online.

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