TEAM can help make your idea into a reality.

We offer $500-$3000 seed grants to students who aspire innovate in the biotechnology realm.

Learn more about the program, and/or apply for a seed grant here.

Seed Funding Provided by VentureWell Foundation grant.

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Example Student Entrepreneurship Projects and Activities in MPBIL:
Companies
Ambercycle Inc.Akshay Sethi, Mubasher Ahmed (College of Biological Sciences) – Engineering enzymatic catalysts to degrade polyethylene terephthalate.

  • Awarded Phase I ($5000) and Phase II ($20,000) E-team awards from VentureWell
  • Moved to new location at a biotechnology incubator space in the heart of San Francisco
  • Award H&M Global Change Award (€250,000)
ChromatiscopeAlexander Godbout, Nick Dao, Lisa Isles (College of Engineering) – Development of a handheld cellphone based fluorometer to enable the use of modern day molecular markers in high school classrooms.

  • Awarded Phase I ($5000) from VentureWell E-team; applied for Phase II
Ravata SolutionsArshia Firouzi (College of Engineering), Gurkern Sufi (College of Biological Sciences) – Creating new tools for transgenic cell development