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Science Translation and Innovative Research (STAIR™)* Grant Program Information

The Science Translation and Innovative Research (STAIR*) Grant program, managed by Venture Catalyst, in close collaboration with InnovationAccess, is designed to provide funding to support translational science and innovative research performed by UC Davis researchers.  The STAIR Grant Program was launched in March 2014.  The deadline for applications was May 2, 2014.

More information about the STAIR Grant Program can be found here:  STAIR Grant Program Executive Summary


The STAIR Grant 2013-14 awardees are:

Dr. Kyria Boundy-Mills, Department of Food Science and Technology:  “Structure and activities of biosurfactants produced through a renewable, yeast-based, reduced cost process”

Dr. Charles Hunt, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering:  “Low-Cost, High-Quality Energy-Efficient Light Sources using FEL”

Dr. Mark Mascal, Department of Chemistry: “Simple, High-Yield Production of Gasoline and Renewable Polymers from Biomass”

Dr. Jared Shaw, Department of Chemistry: “A New Class of Antibiotics for Treating Infections Resistant to Current Therapies”



STAIR Grant Program announcement and information for applicants


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