IMPACT Seed Grant Program

Seed grants


The Center of Excellence in Industrial Biotechnology (CoEIB) IMPACT seed grant program provides funds to support interdisciplinary research and educational programs in the broad area of industrial biotechnology, including, but not limited to:

Business areas

  • Clinical and regulatory affairs
  • Marketing
  • Manufacturing
  • Supply chain
  • Biopharmaceutical manufacturing

Educational programs

  • Summer camps for high school students
  • Penn State student organization projects

Technical areas

  • Advanced therapeutics
  • Bio-based chemicals
  • Biofuels
  • Computational and synthetic biology
  • Food biotechnology

The CoEIB proudly supports projects that include students as members of the research team.


IMPACT seed grant funding


Projects awarded

IMPACT seed grant publications