From 2002 to 2018, BioNexus KC has managed 108 grants totaling $5 million. On average, for every $1 invested in grants, $11.70 has been returned to the region from follow-on funding from federal sources.
From 2002 to 2018
Total amount from 2002 to 2018.
For every $1 invested, $10.70 has been returned to the region from follow-on funding.
Meet the recipients of these grants:
Transforming KC Health grants support applied research projects evaluating the impact of increased access to healthy foods and its effects on community health and outcomes. Projects implementing programs and/or interventions addressing health disparities in food insecure populations are also eligible.
This funding mechanism specifically focuses on the genetic basis of diseases that predominately affect children and do not require inter-institutional collaborations.
Nexus opportunities represent a broad range of biomedical research activities, ranging from using naturally occurring diseases in animals as a model for assessing human drug efficacy to repurposing human drugs for use in animal disease.
BioNexus KC has 17 years of experience soliciting, funding, and administering scientific research projects via the Research Development Grant program. Other organizations frequently find themselves in a position of funding scientific research without sufficient infrastructure and/or expertise to determine the highest quality, most impactful projects. BioNexus KC can share our infrastructure and access to expertise to partner with a funding organization to administer a customized grant program.