North Carolina Biotechnology Center Grants

The North Carolina Biotechnology Center funding information

The North Carolina Biotechnology Center provides various grants for researchers and shared resource centers.

NCBC Institutional Development Grants (IDG):  Maximum Award $200,000
FY17 award deadline: Oct 5, 2016

The purpose of the Institutional Development Grant program is to provide research equipment for core facilities that serve multiple investigators.  This is a matching grant; the required institutional match amount is a percentage of the amount requested and varies per request.  Please see information below on SOM cost share requests, and contact the School of Medicine Office of Research for information about available institutional matching funds and assistance with the application process.  The link below  provides more information about this program.

!!! Please read this information on the School of Medicine process for requesting cost-share funds for an NCBC Instituitional Development Grant (IDG):

File NCBC IDG SOM cost-share process


NCBC Multidisciplinary Research Grant  Maximum Award $250,000

The Multidisciplinary Research Grant is designed to foster interdisciplinary collaborations on complex problems that require more than one area of expertise to solve; involves North Carolina researchers from three distinct disciplines working together for advancement of the state-of-the-art in biotechnology; and cultivates early stage collaborations on new ideas.


NCBC Biotechnology Event Sponsorship Grant   Maximum Award $3,000

The Event Sponsorship Grant promotes and supports events advancing the understanding or application of biotechnology to benefit North Carolina.  Events must promote information sharing and personal interaction.  There are rolling deadlines for applications.