SPARK at Stanford
SPARK at Stanford includes education, mentorship, and funding for promising product proposals.
1. Graduate level courses about the drug discovery and development process are hosted through The Department of Chemical and Systems Biology and are taught by SPARK co-founders. Drug development is an iterative process that requires specialized knowledge and technical proficiency in a number of areas. Courses offer an excellent introduction to this process. Learn more
2. SPARK’s mentorship and funding program reviews product proposals on an annual basis. SPARK Scholars (AKA “SPARKees”) are funded for an average of two years and participate in weekly seminars with industry and academic experts. Learn More
SPARK's industry partners play a crucial role in the program. As mentors and advisers, partners provide SPARK scholars with the industry knowledge necessary to translate their products from the bench to the bedside. Learn More
SPARK at Stanford is proud to support the efforts of multiple academic institutions from around the world in their work to set up their own SPARK programs. Learn More