Spring 2020 MTRAC AgBio Starter Grant Funding Opportunities
Feb 12, 2020
MTRAC AgBio Funding Opportunity
The Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization (MTRAC) Innovation Hub for Ag & Bio is the first in a series of specialized statewide commercialization programs with in-depth domain expertise in specific areas of research. Translational research funding to accelerate the commercialization of high potential Ag & Bio technology is available to innovators at institutions of higher education, non-profit research centers, and hospital systems throughout Michigan.
Individual project budget limits are up to $25,000 for Starter (Tier II) Awards. MTRAC Ag & Bio eligible projects must relate directly to applications in the agriculture industry and/or bio-based materials (including veterinary medicine).
Researchers interested in MTRAC funding should contact Program Director Joseph Affholter (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Program Assistant Weian Ou (email@example.com) for more information and pre-proposal consultation. Informational group webinars available upon request.
The Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization Innovation Hub for AgBio is jointly funded by Michigan State University and the State of Michigan 21st Century Jobs Fund, received through the Michigan Strategic Fund and administered by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.
Other MTRAC Funding Opportunities
Use the links below to learn more about statewide MTRAC Funding Opportunities in the following areas: