Innovators in Science Award – Regenerative Medicine – Early Career Solicitation

Program Summary 

The Award recognizes a promising Early-Career Scientist's contributions to science in the therapeutic area of Regenerative Medicine, and is intended to support their commitment to innovative research. The winning scientist have distinguished themselves for the creativity and impact of their research.


Internal Expression of Interest Deadline: 11:59pm MST April 23, 2018

Nomination Deadline: 9:59pm MST June 25, 2018

Letters of Support Deadline: 9:59pm MST July 23, 2018


The nominee must:

  • Have been engaged in active research for a length of time of 10 years or less since gaining their doctorate degree or equivalent.
  • Hold a doctorate degree (PhD, DPhil, MD, DDS, DVM, etc.).
  • Currently hold a junior level Post-doctoral or Faculty position at an invited academic, government, or non-profit institution or equivalent (CU Boulder is an invited institution).
  • Have made impactful research contributions and show exceptional promise for significant future achievement in the Award field.

In the event that an Early-Career Scientist nominee has taken a maternity, paternity, adoptive, family care, military, or extended sick leave (in line with their current institution’s policies) during the 10 years since gaining their doctoral degree or equivalent, they can qualify for an extension of the eligibility timeframe. Instructions regarding how to request an extension are provided at the end of the Guidelines section.

Limited Submission Guidelines

Each institution may submit one nomination per year.

Award Information and Duration

Number of Awards: 1

Award Amount: $200,000