Agilent Early Career Professor Award

Below is a summary assembled by the Research & Innovation Office (RIO). Please see the full solicitation for complete information about the funding opportunity.

Program Purpose

  • To promote and encourage excellent research enabling technologies important to Agilent and the world
  • To establish strong collaborative relationships with leading professors early in their career
  • To build the prominence of Agilent as a sponsor of university research


CU Internal Deadline: 11:59pm MST February 6, 2023

Sponsor Deadline: 5:00pm MST February 24, 2023

Internal Application Requirements (all in PDF format)

  • Research Summary (1000 words maximum): Describe areas of expertise, contribution to measurement technology and future research directions. Do not include confidential information.
  • PI Curriculum Vitae
  • Budget Overview (1 page maximum): A basic budget outlining project costs is sufficient; detailed OCG budgets are not required.

To access the online application, visit:


  • Professor must hold a tenure-tracked faculty position
  • Must have completed Ph.D. or M.D. residency within 12 years of award year
    (additional extensions may apply, please see FAQ)

Limited Submission Guidelines

An institution may nominate one candidate.

Award Information

An unrestricted research award of $120K to be distributed in 2 years to university in the professor's name.

Review Criteria

  • Alignment with the Focus Topic: Contributions to the development of live cell analytical tools to identify and measure novel critical quality attributes (CQA) to advance biomanufacturing applications.
  • Significant original research contributions enabling technologies of importance to Agilent and the world
  • Outstanding potential for future research