0 million from LSDF
to support the advancement of the company's GPCR program.
TLC has found a workable model, and having supported the developmental stages through partner financial contributions, an LSDF
grant has now ensured that OSCR will soon be a fully working application.
support will enable Sage to add dedicated software engineers and systems biologists to its growing team of network and computational biologists located on the campus of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle.
Funding for the winter commercialization grants comes from donations to LSDF
for grant-making purposes by Amgen, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Group Health Cooperative, Microsoft Corp.
We are proud to award the LSDF program grants to such valuable scientific and public health research endeavors," said Executive Director Lee Huntsman.
Funding for the LSDF grant competitions comes from Washington's allocation of bonus payments under the Master Tobacco Settlement, revenues arising from multi-state litigation with tobacco product manufacturers.
LSDF 2009 project grants will support focused investigator-initiated research.
LSDF regards commercialization as one of the primary pathways to impact health and the economy in Washington.
With the launch of this new grant program we hope to advance the commercialization of emerging, promising technologies," said LSDF Executive Director Lee Huntsman.
The LSDF Commercialization Grants will target research efforts centered on validating the commercial merit of new technologies.