Impact

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

  • 45% of eligible Quad faculty applied
  • Reviewed 113 grant proposals
  • Funded 48 projects with grants totaling $7.8 million 
  • Supported the work of 150 faculty, graduate students and post-doctoral researchers
  • Q-FASTR awardees had 2 new start-up companies, 1 project that went into Lab1636, over $63 million in follow-on funding, 29 patents, and 8 publications