Bioscience Discovery Evaluation Grants
The Bioscience Discovery Evaluation Grant Program (BDEGP) aids in the growth of the bioscience industry in Colorado. The program advances new technnologies from the lab toward commercial products and services, supporting innovation, company formation, and job creation.
Since inception in 2007, the program has fostered the creation of 37 new Colorado companies and the direct creation of approximately 309 jobs. In addition to leveraging matching funds for technology advancement, an additional $95 million has accrued to the program technologies, based on almost $24 million in grants awarded. In fiscal year 2012, over $5.2 million was awarded to 33 projects.
The Program Report highlights accomplishments and identifies grants made under the program.
Application for the Proof of Concept and Early-Stage Company Grant programs are below:
Early-Stage Company Application
The upcoming deadline for Early-Stage Bioscience Company Grants is May 1, 2013.
Proof of Concept Application
The Proof of Concept will be open for applications in the next fiscal year, after July 1, 2013.