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Submission Deadline

New Deadline: June 1, 2023

Annual Submission Deadline:

Cycle 1: ~ June 1st
Cycle 2: ~ December 1st

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The Delaware Bioscience Center for Advanced Technology (CAT)

Our mission is to support and grow Delaware's economy by fostering innovative research and development activities among its members. The Delaware Bioscience CAT program is successfully attracting and retaining life science businesses and creating new high-tech jobs for Delaware. The program supports this mission through sponsoring three grant mechanisms.

Important Notice

Due to upcoming changes in the application process, the March 31st submission deadline is being delayed. The new deadline is June 1, 2023. We will be having a CAT Showcase and Information Session on April 26, 2023 from 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM. Additional information coming soon.


Entrepreneurial Proof of Concept

Supports bioscience research towards establishing a new Delaware-based business

Up to $50,000 for 1 year

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Technology Access Program

Provides Delaware bioscience businesses access to high-end research technologies at a reduced rate

Up to $5,000/Year/Core

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Applied Research Collaborations

Supports bioscience research between Delaware academic and business partners

Up to $100,000 for 1 year

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