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Innovative Finance for Translational Research

The Innovative Finance for Translational Research (IFTR) program is a collaboration between the University of Utah’s Office of the Vice President for Research (VPR) and the Sorenson Impact Center (SIC) housed at the David S. Eccles School of Business. This program is a first-of-its-kind collaboration between a research university and an impact finance center. Utilizing innovative finance and outcomes-based financial models, this program seeks to connect evidence-based, social and environmental interventions with public and private funding to implement and scale those interventions within the community. 

PROGRAM DETAILS AND FAQ

Important Deadlines

Application Deadline: Febuary 17, 2023
Pre-feasibility scans:
March 10, 2023 (Open request for faculty proposals) 
Faculty candidates chosen for full feasibility assessment: September 2023 to October 2023
Final Projects chosen: June 2024 to July 2024

 

Innovative Finance for Translational Research

Now accepting applications!
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Who is heading up this program at the University of Utah?

This program is jointly run by the Office of the Vice President for Research and the Sorenson Impact Center
housed at the David S. Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. Click here to learn more.

 

 

Office of the Vice President for Research

The VPR Office provides resources and support to foster an environment of creativity, discovery, and advanced knowledge.

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The Sorenson Impact Center

The Sorenson Impact Center (SIC or “the Center”) helps organizations achieve their impact vision. 

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Contact Us

This program will be led by Janis Dubno, Managing Director of Impact Finance at the Sorenson Impact Center.
Click here to read Janis’ bio.

Please direct all questions to Gabe Freeman or click here to read Gabe’s bio.

Last Updated: 2/1/23