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Our Funding Approach

Who do we work with? DELSIA works with partners in the for-profit sector to fund development activities that are best positioned to deliver products aligned with the diverse unmet medical and behavioral health needs of the autism community.

What do we fund? DELSIA funding priorities target development opportunities in the following product categories:

  • Medical products such as biomarkers, diagnostics, medicines and therapeutic devices
  • Assistive technologies including software and applications for tablet platforms such as the iPad
  • Enabling technology, including products and services required to facilitate the development of the processes required to bring new medical products through regulatory approval

What organizations do we fund? DELSIA accepts funding proposals from and provides financial awards to for-profit entities that include, but are not limited to:

  • Entrepreneurs and start-up companies
  • Computer/electronic technology companies
  • Software developers
  • Biotechnology companies
  • Life Sciences companies
  • Pharmaceutical companies

The DELSIA process begins with the submission of an electronic Expression of Interest: Submit an Expression of Interest