The Nicholson Foundation and New Jersey Health Foundation — Innovation Grants Program

New Jersey Health Foundation
Project Period: 
2015
-
2016
Funding Amount:
$250,000
Program Area:
Primary Care
Geographic Area: 
Statewide

The New Jersey Health Foundation is a non-profit organization that supports biomedical research, education, and health and human services programs in New Jersey through innovation grants, research grants, and venture capital investments.

In this project, The Nicholson Foundation and the New Jersey Health Foundation are partnering to support the development and implementation of an Innovation Grants Program. The Program provides financial and strategic assistance to support the incubation of market-based solutions that can improve healthcare for vulnerable populations. Each partner is contributing $250,000 to the Program, which will fund winning innovators from the Kessler Foundation, Princeton University, Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine, Rutgers University, and Stevens Institute of Technology. These innovators will receive up to $50,000 each and will be given a year to hone their ideas and implement their projects. Projects with the most potential for commercial growth will be eligible for additional funding.

Learn more about the New Jersey Health Foundation.

Media

Hudson Reporter - Two Stevens professors awarded $100k for inventing medical devices

PR Newswire - New Jersey Health Foundation/The Nicholson Foundation award $300,000 for innovative projects at major NJ universities

NJ.com - How a 3D printer could mean a breakthrough for joint-replacement surgery

Fox 5 - Rowan U. scientists developing plastic surgical implants

CBS Philly - Research In South Jersey Focuses On Making Plastic Knee Replacements With 3D Printers

 

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