DIAL Grant Program 2019-20

Data, Informatics & Application Launch (DIAL™) Grant Program: FY 2019-20

The UC Davis Data, Informatics & Application Launch (DIAL) [1] Grant Program is a by the Office of Research and managed by UC Davis Venture Catalyst.   The objective of the DIAL Grant Program is to provide targeted funding to support translational science and innovative research performed by UC Davis researchers, with the intent of demonstrating commercial potential, proof-of-concept or other outcomes that improve or clarify the commercialization risk profile for data, information science or software and related applications being developed at UC Davis.  Key features of the DIAL grant program include 1) feedback to all applicants and 2) an active mentoring component for applicants.

In its first two cycles, the DIAL Grant program awarded nearly $100,000 to 5 awardees.  A list of previous award winners can be found here.

Applications will begin being accepted  Tuesday, January 28, 2020.  The application deadline has been extended to Tuesday, March 10, 2020.

UC Davis researchers interested in applying should visit the UC Davis Office of Research’s InfoReady grant platform at https://ucdavis.infoready4.com/ for additional information, to review the program materials and to apply. For the information session schedule, please visit the STAIR/DIAL Grant Information Sessions webpage.


Questions about the program can be directed to dialgrant@ucdavis.edu.

Go to STAIR Grant Program

[1] DIAL is a trademark of The Regents of the University of California.