SPARC – University of Michigan Partnership Grant for Drug Discovery
SPARC – University of Michigan Partnership Grant for Drug Discovery seeks to provide financial support and in-kind industry resources to move various promising drug-discovery research projects within the university toward the ultimate goal of new therapies for patients. Working with Michigan Drug Discovery and Innovation Partnerships, SPARC will support projects selected from across U-M’s broad research enterprise, with a focus on early-stage translational therapeutic work in the areas of oncology, neurodegeneration, inflammation, dermatology, and ophthalmology. Each selected project will have the potential to receive a value up to $1.5 million over a three-year period, including in-kind support in areas such as medicinal chemistry and preclinical development. Learn more.