The MSU Innovation Center is proud to manage and administer the ADVANCE Grant Program sponsored by Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) on behalf of all public universities throughout the State of Michigan. This university early stage proof-of-concept fund is designed to closely align with other programs (e.g. MTRAC, T3N, First Capital Fund), as well as angel and venture capital within the State to provide a pipeline of de-risked technologies and fundable startup opportunities for further advancement.
Proposals for 2017 Starter Awards are due to the Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization (MTRAC) Innovation Hub for AgBio on December 9th, 2016. Applicants are asked to submit requests for proposal information and forms or questions regarding the application process to Karen Studer-Rabeler (517.884.1824) or Melanie Adkins (517.884.1659)
The Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization Program (MTRAC) at Michigan State University selected six awardees for grants focusing on key activities required to move technologies out of the lab and into marketable products or services. This program accelerates commercial development science and technology projects in AgBio, one of MSU’s core strengths.
The MSU Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization (MTRAC) Program for the Bio-Economy requests proposal submissions with an application deadline of Monday, November 16, 2015. This program accelerates commercial development of Ag/Bio science and technology projects, one of MSU’s core strengths.