Microbiome Accelerator

Translating science from lab to impact

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Applications are now open for the Nature Awards Microbiome Accelerator

Are you a research group leader with aspirations to translate your microbiome research to transform human health outcomes? 

Are you looking for guidance to advance from early discovery to commercial launch, with support from top microbiome scientists and interdisciplinary experts?

Four carefully chosen applicants will be awarded $10,000 and gain entry to our immersive residential programme. Here, you'll engage with eminent scientist-entrepreneurs and explore the opportunity for commercial partnership, all aimed at advancing your cutting-edge science into viable health innovations.

Key dates

15th April 2024

Launch date

24th June 2024

Close date

June to August 2024

Application assessment

September 2024

Successful applicants notified

11th–15th November 2024

Residential training programme