Flinn Foundation program offering $30K for bioscience startups opens application

September 14, 2020

By Matt Ellsworth

The application is now open for the 2021 Flinn Foundation Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program, which offers funding, professional support, and networking opportunities to Arizona early-stage bioscience firms.

The deadline to apply is Nov. 2.

The program provides $30,000 in non-dilutive funding support for up to six firms each year, administered through a nonprofit partner, and a professionally developed, yearlong plan specific to the needs of the individual firms.

Opportunities are extended to the competitively selected firms to engage with the state’s bioscience, academic, and policy leaders, including membership for one year on Arizona’s Bioscience Roadmap Steering Committee.

  • Medical devices and equipment;
  • Drugs, pharmaceuticals and diagnostics;
  • Agricultural feedstock and chemicals;
  • Research, testing and medical labs; or
  • Bioscience-related distribution.

Additional information about the program and application process can be found in the 2021 Bioscience Entrepreneurship Program Brochure and at flinn.org/entrepreneur.

Any questions about the program or application process should be directed to Flinn Foundation Program Manager Juliet Gomez.