UofL research projects land KYNETIC grants

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By UofL News

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 or teams, three of which are from UofL:

  • Andrea Behrman, University of Louisville
  • Levi Beverly (PI), Robert Buchanan (Co-PI), Craig Grapperhaus (Co-PI), University of Louisville
  • Christina Ralph-Nearman (PI), Cheri Levinson (Co-PI), University of Louisville
  • Daniel Boamah (PI), Kimberly Green (Co-PI), Western Kentucky University
  • Andrew Long (PI), Steven Wilkinson (Co-PI), Northern Kentucky University
  • Mark Fritz, University of Kentucky
  • Kip Guy, University of Kentucky
  • Jill Kolesar, University of Kentucky

The KYNETIC program is led by the University of Louisville, the University of Kentucky, 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. 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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