BRiDGE engages Duke BME faculty, Duke BME post-doctoral fellows and students, and Duke BME alumni to support the launch of new Bioengineering companies (NewCos) with the goal of developing a vibrant Bioengineering entrepreneurial ecosystem.
BRiDGE offers physical infrastructure (lab space, etc.), intellectual expertise, and an educational program.
Collaboratory grants provide support for groups of faculty working on more established projects that seek to provide tangible solutions to targeted problems in 3 areas:
1) Energy & Water Resources
2) Race, Religion & Citizenship
3) Population Health
Project funding ranges from $20,000 to $200,000 annually.
The deadline to submit proposals is February 15, 2019.