Illumina Accelerator Grant Competition

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Now Accepting Rolling Grant Applications

The Illumina Accelerator Sequencing Grant Competition encourages entrepreneurs to build startups using next-generation sequencing. Awarded grant winners have the opportunity to spend one week at Illumina Accelerator in the San Francisco Bay Area to run proof-of-concept sequencing experiments. It’s a great way to learn more about each other and to help advance your genomics-driven startup.

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Apply Now for Sequencing Grant

We are accepting rolling applications for Illumina Accelerator Sequencing Grants. Apply today for a chance to spend one week at Illumina Accelerator.

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  • Access to the MiSeq System and NextSeq System, and access Illumina sequencing kits and reagents
  • One week of lab work for library prep and/or sequencing on-site in the San Francisco Bay Area
  • One business coaching session
  • Two experiment planning meetings with Senior Scientist

*The grant is valid for 6 months from the date awarded. Applicants must incorporate their startup before arrival in the San Francisco Bay Area. Grant recipients are responsible for travel and accommodations.

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