How will your research heal, fuel or feed the world one day?


Tell us about the impact your research may make on the world. You could win a free pre-clinical research study, or additional cash prizes.





SoBran and the North Carolina Biotechnology Center Piedmont Triad office first celebrated the transformational science coming out of North Carolina by establishing the Innovation for Impact Prize.

Since then, additional regional contests have been developed.

Tell us how your innovative research will impact the world one day and describe your research. We'd also like to know how winning the Prize can help you reach a decision faster.

Innovation for Impact Prize Awards

  • The Grand Prize Winner receives a research study
  • Finalists will receive cash prizes.


Who can enter: Researchers at Universities and Emerging Companies in the Contest areas.