Impact

Since its inception in 2016, the fund has achieved the following 

  • Reviewed 94 grant proposals
  • Funded 38 projects with grants totaling $6.8 million 
  • Supported the work of 138 faculty, graduate students and post-doctoral researchers
  • Q-FASTR awardees had 2 new start-up companies, 1 project that went into Lab1636, over $4 million follow-on grant funding, 29 patents, and 8 publications