KYNETIC awards 8 commercialization grants

University of Kentucky

The Kentucky Network for Innovation and Commercialization (KYNETIC) has selected eight applicants from its Cycle 6 for project funding.

KYNETIC is a National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded Research Evaluation and Commercialization Hub (REACH) and part of the national NIH Proof-of-Concept Network.

The program offers entrepreneurial education and proof-of-concept/product development grants to accelerate the translation of academic innovations into biomedical products by investigators throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

KYNETIC awarded grants to the following applicants:

  • Mark Fritz, University of Kentucky

  • R. Kip Guy, University of Kentucky

  • Jill Kolesar, University of Kentucky

  • Andrea Behrman, University of Louisville

  • Levi Beverly, University of Louisville

  • Daniel Boamah, Western Kentucky University

  • Andrew Long, Northern Kentucky University

  • Christina Ralph-Nearman, University of Louisville

The KYNETIC program is led by the University of Kentucky, the University of Louisville, the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development and Kentucky Commercialization Ventures.

The pre-application window for KYNETIC’s Cycle 7 is currently open. The deadline is 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2023. Pre-applications can be submitted online here.

KYNETIC Project Managers are available for consultation before you submit your pre-application and throughout the application process. You can find more information online here.

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