EXPLORE MRC RESOURCES

Federal Science Research Funding Sources

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE (DoD)

  • Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP):

https://cdmrp.army.mil/

  • CDMRP Funding Opportunities:

https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding

  • CDMRP Funding Opportunity Synopses

https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/reftable

  • Other Transaction Authority (OTA's): Created to give DoD the flexibility necessary to adopt and incorporate business practices that reflect commercial industry standards and best practices into its award instruments. When leveraged appropriately, OTs provide the Government with access to state-of-the-art technology solutions from traditional and Non-Traditional Defense Contractors, through a multitude of potential teaming arrangements tailored to the particular project and the needs of the participants.

      https://aaf.dau.edu/ot-guide/

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (DHHS)

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

https://www.nih.gov/institutes-nih/list-nih-institutes-centers-offices

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/oer.htm

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/grants_process.htm

National Science Foundation (NSF)

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_list.jsp?org=NSF&ord=date

https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/advancedSearch.jsp

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

https://www.fda.gov/medical-devices

  • FDA Guidance Documents:

https://www.fda.gov/regulatory-information/search-fda-guidance-documents

  • FDA Assistance/Grants Opportunities:

https://www.fda.gov/about-fda/doing-business-fda/fda-assistancegrants-opportunities

BUSINESS / START-UP RESOURCES

  • Business Model Canvas:

https://www.strategyzer.com/canvas/business-model-canvas

  • Value Proposition Canvas:

https://www.strategyzer.com/canvas/value-proposition-canvas

  • Incubators vs Accelerators:​​​​

A Simplified Info-Graphic

https://www.nutcache.com/blog/incubators-vs-accelerators-understanding-the-difference/

A More Formal Analysis - Business Incubators and Accelerators:​ A Co-Citation Analysis-Based, Systematic Literature Review

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10961-018-9651-y

  • Startup Grind​:  (https://www.startupgrind.com)

    • The largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting more than 2,000,000 entrepreneurs in over 600 chapters.

    • Founded in Silicon Valley, Startup Grind has helped millions of entrepreneurs build their businesses, connect with strategic partners, and secure funding.

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