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  • Sep 16 2022

KYNETIC selects 9 to submit commercialization proposals, offers open online training series

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The Kentucky Network for Innovation and Commercialization (KYNETIC) has selected nine applicants from its Cycle 6 to submit full proposals to the KYNETIC External Review Board in October.

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. KYNETIC 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.   

The KYNETIC Internal Advisory Committee invited the following applicants to submit full proposals:

  • Becky Antle, University of Louisville
  • Lance Bollinger, University of Kentucky
  • Edith Glazer, University of Kentucky
  • Adam Isacoff, University of Louisville
  • Andrew Long, Northern Kentucky University
  • Christina Ralph-Nearman, University of Louisville
  • Qingjun Wang, University of Kentucky
  • David Yurek, University of Kentucky
  • Ajmal Zemmar, University of Louisville

Finalists advance to review by an external review board of industry leaders and subject matter experts, which then makes award recommendations to the NIH for final approval.

KYNETIC is also offering the following online courses as part of its Fall 2022 Translational Training Series:

  • Sept. 22, 3 p.m. | SBIR 101 with Rose Nash, Burst Diagnostics | Register here
  • Oct. 7, 3 p.m. | Pitch Workshop with Alli Truttman, Wicked Sheets | Register here

You can find recordings of previous online trainings and more resources from the KYNETIC Training Library online here.