Funding Sources

Funding for your commercialization work

Moving your research from innovation to commercialization can be a costly process. There are many different funding sources available to help you further your work.

Internal funding

Indiana University offers numerous internal funding programs to eligible faculty and other academic staff. Many of these programs are designed to support early stages of research or creative activities as well as proof of concept projects. For example, the Translational Research Pilot Grant, sponsored by the Johnson Center for Innovation and Translational Research at IU Bloomington, supports the development of research projects with grants as high as $25,000.

Find out more about IU internal funding opportunities