Entrepreneurial Joint Venture Matching Grant Program


Important Dates and Information

2017 RFP Release Date: October, 2016
Proposal Due Date: February 6, 2017
(before 5:00 p.m. pacific time)
Award Notification:
May, 2017
Maximum Award Amount: $25,000
Project Duration: Up to 18 months from the project start date (approximately June 1, 2017)

Program Introduction

The California State University Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology (CSUPERB) Entrepreneurial Joint Venture (JV) Matching Grant Program provides support for CSU faculty engaged in external biotechnology-partnerships. CSUPERB recognizes that collaborations with partners and institutions external to the CSU broaden the opportunities for innovative biotechnology projects, promote multi-disciplinary partnerships, encourage product development and other translational and outreach activities, and should enrich California’s communities and life sciences industry.

Proposal Information

See the 2016 Joint Venture Grant Program Request for Proposals (RFP) as an example of the program announcement, review and eligibility criteria. Return to this website in October for the 2017 RFP.

Proposals, including signed cover sheet, must be submitted electronically on 2017 Joint Venture Grant Proposal Template (.doc) form according to submission instructions by February 6, 2017 before 5:00 p.m. pacific time.

Post-Award Information

Principal Investigators on all funded proposals are required to comply with CSUPERB reporting requirements listed on the Report Forms page.

Contact Information

For information about this program, please contact CSUPERB at (619) 594-2822 or by email.