Wayne State University

M-TRAC Request for Proposals Deadline - Apr. 30, 2016

WSU M-TRAC, the university’s Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization program, is pleased to announce its inaugural award program for translational research funding in medical devices, biomedical materials and healthcare information technology. The awards will provide $50,000 to $100,000 per project for milestone-driven translational research studies. In addition to the funding, applicants to the program will also receive consultation and mentoring from industry and investment experts.

Letters of Intent are due April 30, 2016. Please see the full RFP on the Technology Commercialization website for more information.

Modeled after the Coulter Translational Research Partnership, the Michigan Translational Research and Commercialization program (M-TRAC) was developed to fund translational research of novel, biomedical technologies with commercial potential. The program is supported by a three year $1.1 million award from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation to the WSU office of Technology Commercialization with matching funds from Wayne State University. The biomedical innovation program will provide research funding for translational and proof-of-concept studies for medical devices, biomedical materials and healthcare IT.

For additional information, please contact Scott Olson at 577-1714 or Scott.Olson@wayne.edu