A Community for University Gap Fund and Accelerator Programs

Founded in 2018, the Gap Fund and Accelerator Program Community of Action (GAP COA) is the resource for and by university, hospital, and research institution leaders looking to evolve active or to support new gap fund/accelerator programs. This effort is backed by over 15 years of continued investigation and dedicated support of over 300 gap fund/accelerator program through the innovosource Mind the Gap initiative.
  • Translational Research Grants
  • Proof of Concept/Asset Development Programs
  • Startup Accelerators
  • Venture Funds

DEVELOP SHARED BEST PRACTICES

Create and expand access to insights, tactics, and data to support program improvement and stakeholder development


ADVOCATE FOR THE GAP COMMUNITY
Increase public/private awareness of the capital and support gap for university innovation and build consensus around gap funding/accelerator programs as a solution


CONNECT INDUSTRY AND INVESTORS
Connect university translational research, proof of concept projects, and startups to sources of capital, talent, and commercialization partnerships

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