ale University, the University of Connecticut, and Quinnipiac University have joined forces with Connecticut Innovations and the Bioscience Innovation Fund to help commercialize biomedical technology innovation (medical devices, diagnostics and health information technology).

A $1 million, two-year initiative provides up to $30,000 per project of gap funding to seedling companies or faculty and student groups associated with any Connecticut university.

Current applications are due May 6. The strongest proposals, as determined by a peer review committee, will receive up to $30,000 in funding.