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We offer five programs to accelerate discovery and commercialization of human stem cell-based technologies. Please verify eligibility, read the appropriate RFA below and apply here.

Clinical

Mid-January and mid-July cycles
Who can apply

Universities/Research Institutes or Companies that wish to conduct human stem cell-based clinical trials in the State of Maryland. 1:1 match of non-state money is required. IND required

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Commercialization

Mid-January and Mid-July Cycles
Who can apply

Maryland-based start-up companies or established companies developing new human stem cell-based products

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Validation

Mid-January and Mid-July Cycles
Who can apply

Faculty at Maryland-based Universities/Research institutes (not federal labs) with IP for human stem cell-based technologies that require additional validation before creation of start-up companies.

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Discovery

Mid-January Cycle
Who can apply

Faculty at Maryland-based Universities/Research Institutes (not federal labs) with innovative ideas to develop novel human stem cell-based technologies and cures.

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Post-Doctoral Fellowship

Mid-January Cycle
Who can apply

Exceptional post-doctoral fellows who wish to conduct human stem cell research in academia or in industry in the State of Maryland.

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The Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund is using an online application submission system for all of our programs. New users must create a user login account before submitting an application. User login accounts should only be created by Principal Investigators who are applying for funding through one of our programs.

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