IDeA Regional Entrepreneurship Development (I-RED) Program

The IDeA Regional Entrepreneurship Development (I-RED) Program supports small business concerns in IDeA regions to develop educational products that promote entrepreneurship in IDeA states' academic institutions. Educational efforts utilizing these products are expected to build biomedical researchers' and students' entrepreneurial skills needed to translate scientific discoveries and innovative technologies into commercial products.

Map showing four main regions that I-RED supports

  • Northeast Region: Delaware, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont
  • Southeast Region: Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, and West Virginia
  • Central Region: Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, and South Dakota
  • West Region: ​Alaska, Idaho, Hawaii, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, and Wy​o​​ming
Notice of Funding Opportunity: PAR-22-254