Get Started with the Spark Program


SPARK grant funding program

Brandeis' Spark Program is designed to encourage and support entrepreneurial activity within the Brandeis community, including students (graduate and undergraduate), postdocs, faculty and staff.  The awards are intended to help bring your ideas and entrepreneurial ambitions to life. 

Types of Projects Encouraged to Apply

Spark projects encompass a wide range of non-bench research. Recent Spark projects include:

Projects with social and industry impact across any sector are encouraged to apply. You can check out current Spark projects by clicking the button below:

Current SPARK Projects

Benefits of Spark:

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