Thursday, November 14, 2013

OEDIT: Colorado grants over $3 million to bioscience organizations

Quoting from yesterday's news release:

"The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (OEDIT) today announced grantees for the Commercialization Infrastructure grants under the Bioscience Discovery Evaluation Grant Program (BDEGP). A total of $3,135,000 was awarded to support key industry infrastructure that facilitates drug discovery and lifts new bio-tech, life-science businesses off the ground.

'Congratulations to our deserving grantees who provide critical services to the bioscience industry and the state,' said Sonya Guram, program manager at OEDIT. 'The organizations provide key assets that we want to make solid for the long-term.'

* The Colorado Institute for Drug, Device and Diagnostic Development: $1,350,000
* Colorado Center for Drug Discovery: $750,000
* The Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the Univ of Colorado: $410,248
* The BioFrontiers Institute at the University of Colorado: $624,752"

Link to the OEDIT news release

Link to a recap by Greg Avery/Denver Business Journal

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