Impact

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

  • Reviewed 71 grant proposals
  • Funded 30 projects with grants totaling $5.5 million 
  • Supported the work of 78 faculty, graduate students and post-doctoral researchers
  • Within the first two years, Q-FASTR awardees had $2.8 million follow-up funding, 5 patents, and 2 publications