The Virginia Catalyst, also known as the Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation (VBHRC), is accepting letters of intent (LOI) for Grant Round 13 to fund the development and commercialization of life science projects that address major unmet needs for improving human health and advance Virginia’s economy.
Letters of Intent (LOI) must be received by March 1, 2022 at 5:00 PM EST. Projects that meet funding criteria will be invited to submit a full application by April 10, 2022. Applications will be reviewed and scored by an independent review team of scientists, venture capitalists and CEOs of Virginia-based life science companies. The top eight applicant teams will be invited to present their proposal the week of May 16, 2022. Awards will be announced at the end of May 2022. The LOI submission form, along with funding criteria and frequently asked questions, are available on the Virginia Catalyst website (www.virginiacatalyst.org/apply.html).
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We encourage all interested applicant teams to view our webinar that was co-hosted by Virginia Catalyst and Virginia Bio. This webinar featured an expert panel, facilitated by Mike Grisham, CEO of Virginia Catalyst, to share what it takes to score highly, get funding and position your company and research university for significant follow-on funding from large corporations, venture capitalists, DARPA, NIH and philanthropic foundations. This webinar can be viewed, and the slides downloaded on the home page of Virginia Catalyst at:https://www.virginiacatalyst.org/
About Virginia Catalyst
Virginia Biosciences Health Research Corporation (VBHRC), known as Virginia Catalyst, has a vision of advancing life sciences throughout Virginia as a means of addressing large unmet medical needs to improve human health and to create high-paying jobs throughout the Commonwealth. Funded by the Virginia General Assembly’s General fund, the University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Tech, Eastern Virginia Medical School, George Mason University, and Old Dominion University, the Virginia Catalyst has funding opportunities to support collaborative life science projects in the Commonwealth. For more information, visit www.virginiacatalyst.org.
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