Download the Eshelman Institute for Innovation 2019 Annual Impact Report
The Eshelman Institute for Innovation was established in 2014 with a $100 million commitment from Dr. Fred Eshelman. The Institute provides grant funding to UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy faculty who are collaborating with scientists, health care providers and educators both inside and outside UNC-Chapel Hill, including academia, industry and foundations.
- Discovery Grants: Innovative research that has not been attempted before, but that has the potential to transform science, medicine, health care delivery or health care education.
- Translational Grants: Research and development that validates transformative discovery findings via optimization and proof of principle or proof of commercial readiness.
- Strategic Grants: High impact, multidisciplinary ideas that form the basis for transforming research programs, educational initiatives, the practice of health care, or operational practices within a health care setting.