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Featured Funding Opportunities

In support of its mission to facilitate the transfer of inventions from academic research labs to the market, CTV publicizes funding opportunities that may be relevant to Columbia inventors as they conduct research and develop new technologies. For additional lists of funding opportunities, refer to these resources:

For further assistance with grant applications, see CTV's collection of IP and Entrepreneurship Language for Grant Applications.

Past Funding Opportunities

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Deadline: 
Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 12:00am

Columbia University, New York University, and Takeda Pharmaceuticals have formed a collaborative research alliance to initiate and advance gastroenterology (GI) research programs with high potential to impact the development of new therapeutics for patients with GI disorders. This cycle of the Alliance has a particular thematic focus on GI Inflammation and neuroinflammation; motility and modulating enteric nervous system biology; and liver.

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Deadline: 
Monday, February 15, 2021 - 11:00pm

 

 

Are you a Columbia-based team developing innovative advance materials technologies with the potential to transform industries? Apply to Corning | Columbia Advanced Materials Prize, a joint effort between Corning IncorporatedColumbia Material Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC), and Columbia Lab-to-Market Accelerator Network (L2M)

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Deadline: 
Friday, February 5, 2021 - 5:00pm

Bristol Myers Squibb seeks proposals on topics designed to address questions developed by its Immuno-Oncology and Cell Therapy (IOCT) Thematic Research Center.

Areas of interest:

  • Approaches to normalize the tumor vasculature to improve cell therapy/T cell engagers/NK cell engager therapies
  • Novel technology which can support cell therapy target identification for solid tumors
  • Targeting T cell metabolism pathways to improve T cell fitness for cell therapy in vivo

RFP guidelines:

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Deadline: 
Monday, December 14, 2020 - 5:00pm

Why did Atomwise create this award?
The goal of this program is to broaden the pool of scientists pursuing drug discovery. To advance this goal, Atomwise will award researchers with a customized virtual screen using cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology, approximately 72 chemical compounds for physical screening, and technical support from medicinal chemists and computational biologists.

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Deadline: 
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 5:00pm

 

 

Emerson Collective seeks to fund collaborative clinical research focused on populations with unequal burdens of colorectal cancer (CRC) by exploring the association between molecular characteristics such as tumor mutation and clinical characteristics such as disease stage, recurrence rate, and overall survival. 

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Deadline: 
Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 5:00pm

 

 

Cyclica is an AI-based drug discovery company that has developed a structure-based, AI-augmented in silico drug discovery platform. CAPP is an opportunity for academic investigators to apply for in-kind access to Cyclica’s drug development platforms. The program offers two types of awards: 

Ligand Design Award: to generate novel compounds for your target of interest

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Deadline: 
Friday, November 20, 2020 - 5:00pm

Are you interested in bringing your life science innovations to life? The Columbia Life Science Accelerator programs help translate cutting-edge faculty-led university research out of the lab through project funding, education, and support for interdisciplinary teams working to advance innovative ideas with the potential to positively impact health outcomes.

The 2020-2021 cycle focuses on:

Therapeutics/Drug Development

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