Impact

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

  • 48% of eligible Quad faculty applied
  • Reviewed 132 grant proposals
  • Funded 57 projects with grants totaling $9.3 million 
  • Supported the work of 172 faculty, graduate students and post-doctoral researchers
  • Q-FASTR awardees had 3 new start-up companies, 1 project that went into Lab1636, over $84 million in follow-on funding, 47 patents, and 10 publications