Funding opp: 2017 Coulter Award for Biomedical Engineers and Clinicians

Monday, January 23, 2017

Don't forget: The Wallace H. Coulter Endowment at Duke University provides funding to support collaborative translational research projects that involve co-investigators from the Department of Biomedical Engineering and a clinical department in the School of Medicine. The goal of this program is to support collaborative research that addresses unmet clinical needs and leads to improvements in health care and to commercial products. Examples of desirable outcomes include inventions, patents, improved diagnosis and treatment of disease, follow-on funding (e.g. grants, SBIR, angel investment) commercial products, licenses, commercial partnerships and start-up companies. 

Full applications are due by March 9, 2017, but applicants are strongly encouraged to submit a brief summary (less than one page) by January 2017

Submit the summary via email to Barry Myers ( and Lynn Sutton (  The summary will be used for evaluation of potential impact on patient care and the commercialization strategy that needs to be employed to get there. Feedback will be provided to project teams.

General questions about proposals and review process, as well as specific questions about scientific content or commercialization strategy should be addressed to Barry Myers (919-660-5150; before submission. 

​See for more information and to apply.