November 17, 2022


Flash Grants – North Carolina Biotechnology Center

Call for Proposals

Deadline: Wednesday, December 7, 2022 (noon)

The Flash Grant program aims to identify and energize creative ideas that exhibit early indications of commercial potential.

These $20,000 micro-grants are designed to:

  • Demonstrate the disruptive potential of a life sciences technology
  • Prepare a technology for translational development

An additional intern supplement of up to $7,500 is available to engage an undergraduate student on a Flash project (intern supplement is only available to non-R1 institutions).

This solicitation is now open to proposals in all areas of life sciences, except Class I medical devices or consumer products.

Proposals associated with technical innovations in the following topics areas are particularly encouraged:

  • Global Health
  • Pandemic Preparedness

Funds are available to researchers at any North Carolina university or non-profit research institute.

Award Announcements: February 2023