SPARK bridges the gap between discovery and drug treatment through a unique partnership between university and industry experts.
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Join as a SPARK member today. SPARK membership gives you access to apply to SPARK funding and keeps you up to date of translational therapeutic and diagnositic opportunities and developments. Our SPARK teams receive seed funding and comprehensive weekly coaching by over 100 volunteer experts from industry. SPARK has achieved unprecedented success in translating early academic discoveries to solutions addressing unmet needs. Moreover, the program has educated hundreds of faculty members, postdocs and students on the translational process. The majority of SPARK projects address the neglected areas of child and maternal health, global health, and orphan diseases. Moreover, the SPARK model has been adopted now in over 60 academic institutions throughout the world (in over 20 countries on six continents).