Latest Technology Development Fund Awards Announced

The Technology Development Fund (TDF) made four awards in the latest round. Awards ranged from $50,000 – $100,000 for projects of one-year in length.

Interested to learn more about the projects funded in this round? Contact us.

Fiber Array to Silicon Photonic Chip Optical Packaging
Jaime Cardenas, Institute of Optics

Pre-clinical development of a human monoclonal antibody cocktail (URnFluhmAb) for the universal prevention and treatment of influenza infection
James Kobie, Department of Medicine and Luis Martinez-Sobrido, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Development of URML-3881, a small molecule MEK inhibitor for the treatment of cancers with high MAP kinase pathway activity
Rachael Turner, Department of Hematology/Oncology

Inscriptr Gene Therapy
Douglas Anderson, Department of Medicine

The TDF solicits proposals twice a year. Qualified applicants include University of Rochester faculty, students, or staff who have filed an invention disclosure with UR Ventures. Eligible projects propose the development of a technology to a more commercial endpoint. Awards range from $40,000 to $100,000.

To learn more about the TDF, visit: http://www.rochester.edu/tdf/