DIBS supports two seed-grant funding programs. These high-risk/high-return funding mechanisms provide funding for research that is exploratory and therefore not yet ready for external funding.
Incubator Awards, up to $100,000, are for teams of faculty representing at least 2 departments or areas of research. Click here for more information.
Germinator Awards, up to $25,000, are for graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, residents, or faculty. Click here for more information.
Due Dates for both award mechanisms:
Letters of Intent: Due by 5pm, Friday, June 11, 2021.
Full Application: Due by 5pm, Friday, August 20, 2021.
Award notifications anticipated in November, 2021. Funding start January 1, 2022.