Research Authority - Technion R&D Foundation

Active Funding Resources: Full list

Sub-lists: Life | Exact and Material | Soc & Humanities  | U.S. Federal Opportunities: Medical | Civil | Defense

For any assistance call Robi – 2152, robertg@technion.ac.il, or Michal-1745 MichalL@trdf.technion.ac.il

The list is arranged by deadlines chronological order (dd.mm), first Israeli divided by RFPs and Workshops, then Foreign

 

Israeli:

 

 

21.2 | ISF - NRF: Israel-Singapore Collaborations in Zoology, Marine Biology, Plant Science

Registration to the specific program is required by 21.2, 12:00 Noon.

Submission to the research authority: 26.2.

Israeli-Singaporean collaborative research proposals in the above fields are solicited.

Funding: Experimental Study - up to NIS 370K/year for 3 years (+ NIS 120K for equipment) for the Israeli side. For the Singaporean side SGD 141.6K / yr (+SGD 42.5K for equipment). Theoretical Study - up to NIS 220K/year for 3 years for the Israeli side. For the Singaporean side SGD 85K / yr.

http://isf.org.il/#/support-channels/40/10

 

21.2 | Israel Innovation Authority and BMBF: Call for German-Israeli R&D Cooperation in Applied Nanotechnology – Pre-proposal

(Submission to Research Authority: 21.2, to IIA: 28.2)

Collaboration between teams of of both academia and industry, in each country, on the following specific domains in the field of applied nanotechnology:

-       Resource-efficient production technologies by developing techniques for functional surfaces and coating systems also using the potentials of novel materials: New manufacturing processes for the design, production and measurement of locally functional surfaces and structured layers which significantly improve the use of resources; new production equipment for generating locally functional surfaces.

-       Solutions for new production modules that enhance resource-efficiency in the production of locally functional surfaces considerably.

-       Nanomaterials (focused on graphene, graphene related materials (e.g. carbon nano-tubes, chalcogenide materials) for industrial applications).

-       Nano-based energy resources, batteries, photovoltaic cells and others.

-       Photonics – industry-led projects in the field of integrated micro-photonics for applications in metrology, sensing and imaging and biophotonics.

-       Nano devices for sensors [electric, magnetic, motion]. The microelectronic projects will be funded within the existing cooperation with Israel via Eureka-Cluster Penta.

-       Bio-medical technologies: medical, biological, lab-on-a-chip, single cells, single molecules, low-quantity tests, high-throughput methods, cell sorting technologies, 3-D imaging and diagnostics based on microfluidics.

-       Nano-related methods for neuron cells and other tissue types (growth and development).

-       Nano-particles and nano-structures for drug-delivery, pathogen technologies, disease prevention, infection prevention.

-       Other fields of cooperation based on nano related technologies agreed by the joint committee.

Duration: 12-36 months

Funding: up to NIS 4 million per project for the Israeli side over the whole period.

Please contact Research Authority ASAP if interested.

http://economy.gov.il/RnD/Programs/Pages/Nano_Technology_Institution.aspx

http://www.technion.ac.il/~research/germany_israel_call_2016.pdf

http://www.internationales-buero.de/en/4487.php

 

22.2 | Ministry of Defense and Heil Refuah: Mental Capabilities

משרד הביטחון וחיל הרפואה: פיתוח כושר נפשי

(הגשה לרשות המחקר: 22.3, לחר"פ: 1.3)

יעדי המחקר:

-איפיון האתגרים הנפשיים הייחודיים ומיפוי מיומנויות הכושר הנפשי הנדרשות במתאר הלחימה התת-קרקעי, בקרב לוחמות ובקרב מקצועות תומכי לחימה.

-גיבוש כלים, הדרכות פרונטליות ופיתוחים טכנולוגים לאימוני הכושר הנפשי בדגש על מיומנויות הנדרשות במתאר הלחימה התת-קרקעי, ובקרב לוחמות. 

-בחינת האפקטיביות של אימון ביופידבק לשיפור ביצועים ומניעת תחלואה פוסט-טראומטית 

-בנייה ותיקוף סרגל המאמצים המנטאליים בהכשרות יסוד של לוחמים ולוחמות

-פיתוח אפליקציות לטיוב אימוני הכושר הנפשי הקיימים

משך המחקר: עד 18 ח'.

יש לעדכן מראש את רשות המחקר אם מתכננים להגיש, עדין נמצא בבחינה.

http://www.technion.ac.il/~research/2017_HARAP_Mental.pdf

 

26.2 | Ministry of Agriculture: RFP for 2018

משרד החקלאות: קול קורא להצעות מחקר לשנת 2018

 שימו לב: יש לעדכן את רשות המחקר אם מתכננים הגשה (הגשה לרשות המחקר: 26.2, למשרד החקלאות: 1.3)

קול קורא להצעות למחקר יישומי (מחקר הבנתי-תשתיתי מוכוון מטרה שימושית, או מחקר יישומי לפיתוח והתאמה של ידע שנצבר).

יעדי הקרן לשנה זו:

1. מדעי בעלי חיים

2. אגרואקולוגיה וחקלאות אורגנית

3. הדרים-עצי פרי

4. ירקות-גידולי שדה

5. פרחים, צמחי נוי וייעור

6. הנדסה חקלאית-מיכן, חיסכון והתייעלות אגרו-טכנית

7. ייעול השימוש במים ושמירת איכות ופוריות הקרקע

8. הגנת הצומח הדברת נגעים בממשק ידידותי

9. אחסון מדעי המזון - טיפול לאחר קטיף, איכות ובטיחות

10. כלכלה, שיווק ופיתוח הכפר

11. ביוטכנולוגיה חקלאית

12. פיתוח, חדשנות, רעיונות "משוגעים"

13. וטרינריה

פירוט היעדים בכל נושא מצוי בקול הקורא (עמ' 10-14).

http://agriscience.co.il/kolotkorim_sec/KolotKorim.aspx

 

28.2 | Ministry of Defense-MAFAT – Cognitive Technologies RFA – White paper

משרד הביטחון – מפא"ת: קול קורא טכנולוגיות קוגניטיביות – הצעה מקדמית

מטרה: מחקרים בנושאי הנדסה נוירו ביולוגית, ממשקי מוח מכונה, מחשוב ומידול תהליכים קוגניטיביים לשיפור יכולות אנושיות, ולפיתוח טכנולוגיות בינה מלאכותית, כולל: טכנולוגיות סריקת גלי מוח, מידול פעולות מוח, פיתוח אלגוריתמים מבוססי תהליכים ביולוגיים, שליטה במכשור ובבע"ח, השפעה על מוח אדם, פיתוח רובוטים ביולוגיים, ממשקים סייבורגים עם יונקים אחרים. מימון – כ- 200 אלף ₪ לשנה.

נא לעדכן את רשות המחקר מראש אם יש כוונה להגיש.

http://www.technion.ac.il/~research/20170228_MAFAT_Cognitive.pdf

 

28.2 | Raya Strauss Center for Family Business Research:

Call for Papers and Case study: Encourages academic research concerning various aspects of managing family businesses, for strengthening the academic knowledge in the field of family firms in Israel and worldwide.  Possible research topics can be find in the attached files. Funding: up to 30,000 NIS (about $8,000 USD). Case study: 25,000 NIS.

http://www.technion.ac.il/~research/case study 2017.docx

http://www.technion.ac.il/~research/papers 2017.docx

 

28.2 | The Strage Foundation and Ben-Gurion University: Excellence in Environmental Sciences Award

The award will be granted to scientists and environmental practitioners for an outstanding and influential publication (a paper in a peer-reviewed journal) in any of the diverse fields of environmental sciences (e.g., ecology, hydrology, sustainability, environmental economics, environmental engineering, environmental education, and environmental epidemiology) published in the year 2015. Special emphasis will be given to the paper's potential to make a long-term impact on protecting our environment and ecosystem. The Award winner will receive a prize of $5000.

http://www.technion.ac.il/~research/Strage-BGU Award.pdf

 

1.3 | Ministry of Agriculture: RFA for new ideas based on Genome Editing

משרד החקלאות: פרויקטים לפיתוח מוצרים ממוקדים – איסוף רעיונות וכיווני מחקר

הכוונה לרעיונות בעזרת טכנולוגיות של עריכה גנומית למוצרים חדשניים לחלוטין, בעלי חשיבות חקלאית או סביבתית גבוהה. מוצרים שלא קיימים היום שיכולים לעזור בפתרון משבר המזון או בעיות בוערות מסכנות את העתיד של ענפי גידול חשובים או בעלי תרומה משמעותית לאיכות הסביבה.

http://tx.technion.ac.il/~research/

http://tx.technion.ac.il/~research/genomic.doc

 

5.3 | Ministry of Agriculture-Field Crops: Call for Research Proposals Peanut Sector

משרד החקלאות אגף גידולי שדה: קול קורא לתוכניות מחקר ותצפיות שדה בענף אגוזי אדמה

הנהלת ענף אגוזי האדמה קוראת להגשת הצעות מחקר בתחום בהתאם ליעדי הענף המפורטים בקישור.

http://www.technion.ac.il/~research/agri1.doc

http://www.technion.ac.il/~research/agri2.doc

http://www.technion.ac.il/~research/agri3.doc

http://www.technion.ac.il/~research/agri4.doc

 

6.3 | ISF: Excellence Center – Meaningful Learning

הקרן הלאומית למדע ISF : מרכז מצוינות ללמידה משמעותית

הרשמה להגשה לתוכנית הספציפית עד 6.3 בשעה 12:00 בצהרים. הגשה לרשות המחקר עד 28.3

מטרות: מחקר שיוביל לפריצת דרך בתחום הלמידה המשמעותית (״מיומנויות המאה העשרים ואחת"), לפיתוח ויישום גישות הוראה במגוון תחומי הדעת הנלמדים בבתי הספר, ולתובנות תיאורטיות חדשות תוך שיתוף פעולה בין חוקרים באקדמיה לבין צוותי הוראה.

תקציב: בהתאם לצרכים הריאלים ועד 4 מיליון ₪ למשך 5 שנים.

http://isf.org.il/#/support-channels/43/10

 

6.3 | American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR): New Investigator Awards in Alzheimer's Disease - LOI

Basic and translational research conducted in the U.S. or Israel related to Alzheimer's disease that are clinically relevant. The applicant must be within the first 10 years beyond start of postdoctoral research training as of 1.7.16. Funding: $100,000 for 1/2 years. (Please contact the research authority if planning to submit: non- profit)

http://www.afar.org/research/funding/new-investigator-awards/

 

13.3 | Ministry of Agriculture: Panama disease

משרד החקלאות: מחלת פנמה

(הגשה לרשות המחקר: 13.3, למשרד החקלאות: 16.3)

פיתוח שיטות חדשניות ואינטרדיסציפלינריות להתמודדות עם מחלת הפוזריום )פנמה) של הבננות ומניעת התפשטותה בנטיעות בארץ.

תכנית המחקר צריכה להיות כוללת ולהכיל לפחות את ארבעת התחומים הבאים:

 -ייבוא ובחינה של זנים מסחריים עמידים למחלה.

 -פיתוח זנים חדשים בעלי עמידות מלאה בטכנולוגיה של עריכה גנומית.

- אפיון תנאים סופרסיביים )מדכאים( למחלה.

- פיתוח אמצעים לאיתור מוקדם של גורם המחלה.

 http://tx.technion.ac.il/~research/Panama.pdf

 

14.3 | The Klarman Family Foundation: Eating Disorders Research Grants Program

Research on underlying biology of anorexia nervosa, and the questions of how and why it develops and persists. Funding: 3-year projects of $450,000 – $750,000 and 1-year pilot studies of up to $150,000. (Please contact the research authority if planning to submit: non- profit)

http://klarmanfoundation.org/eating-disorders-research/

 

20.3 | Ministry of Agriculture-: Japan – Israel Cooperation - Water, Irrigation, Environment

Please notify the Research Authority if intending to submit. (Research Authority deadline: 20.3, MOA deadline: 23.3)

The Japan-Israel program in 2017 will fund agricultural relevant research proposals with a focus on leading edge science in the following areas

1. Using water of different quality and utilization system for irrigation (secondary and tertiary effluents, diluted wastewater, and desalinated water).

2. Improving water use efficiency in irrigated agriculture.

3. Interaction of irrigation practices with yield quantity.

4. Impact of irrigation and water quality on the environment (contamination of water resources, biogeochemistry, microbial ecosystem services and contamination, greenhouse gas emission).

Funding: 750K NIS for 3 years for the Israeli side.

http://agriscience.co.il/kolotkorim_sec/KolotKorim.aspx

 

20.3 | Joy Ventures: Joy Grants Using Neuroscience for Improving the Everyday Human Experience

Supports scientifically-based ideas and research that can ultimately provide cutting edge solutions for reducing stress impact on our performance and/or well-being, improving regulation of emotions in personal and social context, increasing mental and physical resilience under challenge. Funding: $40,000-$100,000 per year, for two years.

http://joyventures.com/?page_id=259

 

31.3 | Dahlia Greidenger Cancer Fund: Research Grants for young researchers

קרן דליה גרידינגר ז"ל למלחמה בסרטן: קול קורא לתמיכה בחוקרים צעירים בתחום הסרטן

הקרן מסייעת במימון מחקרים חדשים בנושא המלחמה בסרטן של חוקרים צעירים (עד גיל 40) בתחילת דרכם. מימון: 100 אלף ₪ לשנתיים.

http://tx.technion.ac.il/~research/Greidinger.pdf

 

31.3 | National Institute for Testing and Evaluation: Call for Proposals

המרכז הארצי לבחינות והערכה: קול קורא

מחקרים שעשויים לקדם את ההבנה, הידע, השימושים והפיתוח של מבחנים ושל כלי מדידה והערכה פסיכומטריים, פסיכולוגיים אבחוניים וייעוציים, ואת הקשרים בין אלו לבין ההשכלה הגבוהה ומערכת החינוך והחברה. מתודולוגיות מתקדמות, יישומים במדידה ובהערכה, מדידה והערכה כמנוף חברתי, חינוכי, תרבותי וכלכלי, סיכונים במדידה והערכה, סוגיות חישוביות, משפטיות, אתיות וחברתיות במדידה ובהערכה. מימון: 50 אלף ₪ לשנה אחת.

https://www.nite.org.il/index.php/he/research-conferences/nite-research-fund.html

 

17.4 | Ministry of Agriculture: Palm and Avocado Sectors

משרד החקלאות: שימור מובילות של ענפי יצוא עיקריים תחום תמר ואבוקדו

שימו לב: יש לעדכן את רשות המחקר אם מתכננים הגשה (הגשה לרשות המחקר: 17.4, למשרד החקלאות: 20.4)

מחקרים תשתיתיים תכליתיים (לא מחקר בסיסי) שישרתו את החקלאים בנושא שימור מובילות ענפי תמר ואבוקדו בתחומים:

* מיכון חוסך כוח אדם:  פיתוחים טכנולוגיים מתקדמים רובוטיקה וחיישנים לחסכון בכוח אדם ושיפור

הבטיחות של עבודה בגובה.

* חדקונית הדקל: רעיונות חדשים לחלוטין שלא נבדקו בעבר לטיפול בחדקונית הדקל האדומה המהווה איום משמעותי על ענף התמר.

* אספרגילוס: מחלה וותיקה שהתפרצה השנה וגרמה לנזקים כבדים ולה פוטנציאל פגיעה ביצוא בשל קושי בזיהוי תמרים נגועים.

תחומי המחקר המבוקשים בשימור מובילות ורווחיות ענף האבוקדו

* ייעול יצור שיפור פוריות

* פתרון בעיית הסירוגיות בזן האס

* שיפור ממשק ההשקיה במים מושבים

* שיפור ממשק הזנה (דגש על הזן האס(

http://agriscience.co.il/kolotkorim_sec/KolotKorim.aspx

 

17.4 | Ministry of Agriculture: Industry collaboration - Nanotechnology applications in agriculture

משרד החקלאות: שת"פ עם תעשייה - יישומי ננוטכנולוגיה בחקלאות

שימו לב: יש לעדכן את רשות המחקר אם מתכננים הגשה (הגשה לרשות המחקר: 17.4, למשרד החקלאות: 20.4)

קידום מחקר ופיתוח של טכנולוגיות וידע חקלאי שיהווה בסיס לפוטנציאל כלכלי בשוק המסחרי הישראלי והבינלאומי של תעשיות ישראליות בתחומים הבאים (פירוט נוסף באתר):

1. הגנת הצומח

2. דישון, הזנה וטיפולים הורטיקולטוריים

3. דיאגנוסטיקה ואליסיטציה

.4 בעלי חיים

5. ניצול פסולות חקלאיות

נדרש שותף תעשייתי. בשנים 2 ו- 3 נדרשת השתתפות של השותף במימון. מימון:  300 אלף ₪ לשנה ל-3 שנים.

https://agriscience.co.il/kolotkorim_sec/KolotKorim.aspx

 

27.4 | BSF: Transformative Science Grants - Preliminary proposals

Joint U.S.-Israeli proposals for non-conventional high risk ideas, with potential to radically change our understanding of a scientific concept or lead to a new paradigm. Funding: $100,000/year for 3 years. Up to 2 awards / cycle. All areas of research supported by BSF are eligible. Current BSF grantees or applicants are eligible. 2016 Transformative applicants are not eligible. Scientists are welcome to discuss their proposal with BSF management.

http://www.bsf.org.il/data/FormsToDownload/BSF-Transformative-Call.pdf

 

28.4 | NSF-BSF Joint Program in Integrative Organismal Systems/EDGE - Enabling Discovery through Genomics Track - LOI

NSF LOI submission AND BSF registration by Apr 28, full proposal by June 7 at NSF, June 12 at BSF.

BSF funds up to $80,000 per year for NSF grant duration to the Israeli partner of a joint proposal submitted by a U.S. partner, in the following clusters: Behavioral, Developmental, Physiological, Structural Neural.

http://www.bsf.org.il/data/FormsToDownload/BSF-NSF_IOS_EDGECall.pdf

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2016/nsf16505/nsf16505.htm?org=NSF

 

30.4 | Ministry of Defense- MAFAT: 3D mapping technologies- RFI

משרד הביטחון – מפא"ת: טכנולוגיות מיפוי תלת ממדי – בקשה לקבלת מידע

מטרה: קבלת מידע והצעות לבדיקת התכנות, הדגמת יכולת ופיתוח של טכנולוגיות ומערכות מיפוי תלת ממד.

אין במסגרת הבקשה לקבלת מידע הבטחה לשמירת סודיות ו/או אי שימוש משרד הביטחון בידע נשוא ההצעה שתוגש אליו. לאור זאת חשובה ההגנה מראש על תוכן ההצעה (כמובן ככל שניתן להגן עליה). יש לעדכן את רשות המחקר אם מתכוונים להגיש, לצורך בדיקה עם מנהל מחלקת הפטנטים במוסד.

http://www.technion.ac.il/~research/3D_MAFAT.pdf

 

3.5 | Ministry of Agriculture: Industry collaboration – The Microbiome of Plants and Animals

משרד החקלאות-קרן ניצן: מיקרוביום עולם הצמח והחי

שימו לב: יש לעדכן את רשות המחקר אם מתכננים הגשה (הגשה לרשות המחקר: 3.5, למשרד החקלאות: 7.5)

הקול הקורא מתמקד ביחסי הגומלין בין צמחים או בעלי חיים עם המיקרוביום (כולל אנדופיטים), וראיית המיקרוביום שלהם כמאגר נוסף של גנים ותפקודים הזמינים לאורגניזם:

-          מיקרוביום צמחי

-          מיקרוביום אנימלי

-          אנדופיטים צמחיים תוך התמקדות במיקרואורגניזמים המופיעים בקליפות הזרע בשלבים של נביטה או טרום נביטה, מצמחי בר של ארץ ישראל ולהם תרומה בתחומים.

נדרש שותף תעשייתי. בשנים 2 ו- 3 נדרשת השתתפות של השותף במימון. מימון:  300 אלף ₪ לשנה ל-3 שנים.

https://agriscience.co.il/kolotkorim_sec/KolotKorim.aspx

 

7.5 | MOST-BMBF: The German-Israeli Water Technology Cooperation Program

(Research Authority deadline: May 7. MOST deadline: May 10)

Joint German-Israeli R&D projects, preferably multi-disciplinary, focused on solutions to the water problems in Israel and its direct neighbors and/or Germany. Projects should preferably include also industrial partners. Projects are funded for 3 years. The funding amount is not specified. Past years average requests were around €70K/year in Israel and €105K/year in Germany. Specific topics for 2017:

· Water technologies to reduce agricultural water demand

· Reduce the energy demand and/or brine production of desalination processes

http://most.gov.il/Information/Calls/Pages/Ger-il-WT17.aspx

 

9.6 | NSF-BSF Joint Program in Earth Sciences (GEO) (BSF deadline 14.6)

Joint U.S.-Israel projects in the following Program Area:

Geophysics

Funding: up to $80,000 / yr for 3 years to Israeli partner. U.S. partner should contact appropriate NSF program manager to discuss the research. Israeli scientist with pending or active BSF-NSF grants are not allowed to submit (regular BSF grant is OK).

http://www.bsf.org.il/data/FormsToDownload/BSF-NSF_in_GEO_Program_Call_for_Proposal.pdf

 

21.6 | MOST: Infrastructures Program in Clinical trials in substances without patent protection 

 משרד המדע התכנית למחקר תשתיתי: ניסויים קליניים בחומרים ללא הגנה פטנטית (הגשה לרשות המחקר עד 21.6, למשרד המדע עד 26.6)

חלק ניכר מן הניסויים הרפואיים הקליניים מתמקדים בחומרים שלא נהנים מהגנה פטנטית, ולכן הם לכאורה ללא פוטנציאל מסחרי. בשל היעדר הגנה פטנטית, חברות התרופות אינן מעוניינות לתמוך בהמשך הליכי הפיתוח של החומרים לכדי תרופה מאושרת. אולם, אם חומרים אלו יתקדמו בתהליך הפיתוח ויזכו לאישור של ה- FDA או רגולטור אחר, הם יוכלו  להיות תרופות זולות וזמינות. קול קורא זה מבקש לעשות את הצעד הראשון בהתוויית דרך לקידום תרופות פוטנציאליות שאינן מתקדמות במסלול הפיתוח ואינן מאושרות, לקראת אישורן כתרופות. 

תקציב המחקר יהיה עד 0.5  מיליון ש"ח לתקופה של שנתיים.

http://most.gov.il/Information/Calls/Pages/ClinicalTrials2018.aspx

 

14.7 | NSF-BSF Joint Program in Earth Sciences (GEO) (BSF deadline 19.7)

Joint U.S.-Israel projects in the following Program Areas:

Petrology and Geochemistry

Tectonics

Funding: up to $80,000 / yr for 3 years to Israeli partner. U.S. partner should contact appropriate NSF program manager to discuss the research. Israeli scientist with pending or active BSF-NSF grants are not allowed to submit (regular BSF grant is OK).

http://www.bsf.org.il/data/FormsToDownload/BSF-NSF_in_GEO_Program_Call_for_Proposal.pdf

 

17.7 | NSF-BSF Joint Program in Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences (BSF deadline 23.7)

Joint U.S.-Israel projects in the following Program Areas

Social Psychology

Developmental and Learning Sciences

Funding: up to $80,000 / yr for 3 years to Israeli partner. U.S. partner should contact appropriate NSF program manager to discuss the research. Israeli scientist with pending or active BSF-NSF grants are not allowed to submit (regular BSF grant is OK)

http://www.bsf.org.il/data/FormsToDownload/BSF-NSF_in_Psychology_Program_Call_for_Proposal.pdf

 

1.8 | NSF-BSF Joint Program in Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences (BSF deadline 6.8)

Joint U.S.-Israel projects in the following Program Area:

Perception, Action and Cognition

Funding: up to $80,000 / yr for 3 years to Israeli partner. U.S. partner should contact appropriate NSF program manager to discuss the research. Israeli scientist with pending or active BSF-NSF grants are not allowed to submit (regular BSF grant is OK)

http://www.bsf.org.il/data/FormsToDownload/BSF-NSF_in_Psychology_Program_Call_for_Proposal.pdf

 

13.8 | NSF-BSF Joint Program in Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences (BSF deadline 17.8)

Joint U.S.-Israel projects in the following Program Area:

Cognitive Neuroscience

Funding: up to $80,000 / yr for 3 years to Israeli partner. U.S. partner should contact appropriate NSF program manager to discuss the research. Israeli scientist with pending or active BSF-NSF grants are not allowed to submit (regular BSF grant is OK)

http://www.bsf.org.il/data/FormsToDownload/BSF-NSF_in_Psychology_Program_Call_for_Proposal.pdf

 

15.8 | NSF-BSF Joint Program in Marine Oceanography (BSF deadline 20.8)

Joint U.S.-Israel projects in the following Program Areas:

Physical Oceanography

Chemical Oceanography

Biological Oceanography

Marine Geology and Geophysics

Funding: up to $80,000 / yr for 3 years to Israeli partner. U.S. partner should contact appropriate NSF program manager to discuss the research. Israeli scientist with pending or active BSF-NSF grants are not allowed to submit (regular BSF grant is OK).

http://www.bsf.org.il/data/FormsToDownload/BSF-NSF_in_Oceano_Sciences_Program_Call_for_Proposal.pdf

https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2015/nsf15013/nsf15013.jsp

 

18.8 | NSF-BSF Joint Program in Economics and Decision Sciences (BSF deadline 23.8)

Joint U.S.-Israel projects. Funding: up to $80,000 / yr for 3 years to Israeli partner. U.S. partner should contact appropriate NSF program manager to discuss the research. Israeli scientist with pending or active BSF-NSF grants are not allowed to submit (regular BSF grant is OK).

http://www.bsf.org.il/data/FormsToDownload/BSF-NSF_in_Economics_and%20Decision%20Sciences%20Program_Call_for_Proposal.pdf

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5437

https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5423

 

Israeli- Funding for Seminar and Workshops

 

 

1.4.17 | Israel Academy of Science and Humanities: The Batsheva de Rothschild Fund

- Seminars – Basic Research in Natural Sciences: Seminars should create an appropriate ambience for study of a subject in a manner that allows ongoing interaction among students, Israeli scientists, together with scientists invited from abroad. Funding up to $40,000.

-Aharon and Ephraim Katzir Study Grant: intended for extended studies in research and the learning of new methods at leading laboratories in the world in the life sciences, the exact sciences, and engineering. Awards for doctoral students and researchers (PhD/MD within past 10 years). Funding up to $5,000/1-2 months.

- Interdisciplinary Research Workshop: for the promotion of interdisciplinary research. Two-day workshops in the fields of natural sciences, humanities, and/or social sciences, meaningfully affiliated with the Natural Sciences. Funding: up to $10,000.

- Batsheva de Rothschild Fellowship: the aim is to bring to Israel leading scientists from around the world, to meet with Israeli scientists and students and to exchange knowledge, opinions and ideas in their disciplines. Funding: up to $5,000.

http://www.academy.ac.il/RichText/GeneralPage.aspx?nodeId=849

 

6.4 | British Council & UK Science and Innovation Network:  UK-Israel “Synergy” Symposia in Nanoscience, Neuroscience, Agri Science, Water Science, Cyber and Antimicrobial Resistance

Supports academic meetings (symposia/workshops) as a seed for future UK-Israel collaboration. Priority sectors: nanoscience, neuroscience, agri science, waters science, cyber and antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Grants are awarded to the hosting institution in UK or Israel and vary from £4,500 to £8,500 with required co-funding (matching) from £2,500- £4,500 (in kind matching accepted).  The meetings are expected to take place from July 2017 to Sept. 2018. If planning to apply, please contact the research authority (matching).

https://www.britishcouncil.org.il/en/call-proposal-uk-israel-synergy-programme

 

 

Israeli - All Year Round:

 

DFG – German Science Foundation: Research Grant for Middle East Collaboration

The DFG supports research projects carried out by researchers in Germany in partnership with researchers in Israel. In addition, it is possible to include Palestinian researchers or researchers from one of Israel’s neighbours (Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria). Funding levels are usually €200,000 - €300,000 over 3 years.

http://www.dfg.de/en/research_funding/programmes/international_cooperation/middle_east_collaboration/in_brief/

 

D-Cure: Bridging Grants for Diabetes Research

די-קיור: מענקי גישור למחקרי סכרת

מענקי גישור מיועדים להשלים מחקר המתוקצב ממקור אחר, בין אם המחקר החל או טרם החל. מימון: עד 20,000 ש"ח למענק )עם אפשרות במקרים מיוחדים להכפלה(. ניתן להגיש לאורך כל השנה. וועדה מדעית דנה בבקשות באופן שוטף, לפחות אחת לחודשיים .יש לפנות לרשות במחקר אם מתכוונים להגיש (אין כיסוי לתקורה).

http://www.d-cure.org.il/?categoryId=64114&itemId=127459

 

Israel Insurance Association Research Fund: Research Grants

The Fund welcomes applications for financial support for the purpose of conducting research on insurance matters, especially on the subject of motor bodily injury insurance, and other insurance branches of importance to the public interest (i.e Earthquake and other Natural hazards risks and insurance). Funding: ask the Research Authority - 2152

Eng: www.igudbit.org.il/eng/Index.asp?CategoryID=451

Heb: www.igudbit.org.il/Index.asp?CategoryID=420

Guidelines and form: www.igudbit.org.il/_Uploads/1616keren(1).doc

 

Israel Insurance Association Research Fund: Research Grants on Natural Hazards - Earthquakes / Sinkholes

The Fund issued a call for proposal dedicated to applied research on the following:

-Possible Earthquake in Israel and its implications;

-Sinkholes in the Dead Sea region;

Funding: the call specifies approximate amount of hundreds of thousands NIS over up to 3 years.

Detailed info.

 

MOST - BMBF: German-Israeli Cooperation in Water Technology - Young Scientists Exchange Program

In order to encourage young scientists to engage themselves in the Water Technology Research Program in the framework of the German-Israeli Cooperation, BMBF and MOST have initiated a young scientists exchange program. The program is open to Israeli and German diploma/M.Sc.-students, post graduates, doctoral degree students, and post doctorates candidates who wish to spend a training period in Israel or Germany for 1-6 months. Candidates are considered “Young Scientist” if no more than 3 years have passed since receiving the PhD.

http://most.gov.il/Information/Calls/Pages/kkmadaei-hayamim.aspx

 

The Israel Securities Authority (ISA) (HA'RASHUT LE'NIAROT ERECH): Research Grants

Research grants in amount of 5,000-40,000 NIS in subjects relevant to ISA activity.  

http://www.isa.gov.il/GeneralResearch/179/Pages/default.aspx

 

Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute: Ruch Collaboration Program

To encourage collaborations between Technion and Cornell-Tech faculty, a joint grant application to one of the standard funding agencies, submitted after Dec. 15, 2015 with total budget (both sides) greater than $500K, which receives high grades but no funding, will be eligible to receive support for one graduate student (working on the project) for an academic year at each institute. Preference will be given to new connections.

http://www.technion.ac.il/~research/Cornell_Collaborative_2016.pdf

 

Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute:  Ruch Faculty Exchange Program, 2016

Goal: to increase the interaction between faculty at Cornell (Ithaca, Weill, and Cornell Tech campuses) and at the Technion. Preference will be given to new connections. Travel can occur in either direction. Funding: up to $7K.

http://www.technion.ac.il/~research/Cornell_Exchange_2016.pdf

 

National Insurance Institute of Israel: The Research Fund

המוסד לביטוח לאומי: קרן המחקרים

מימון מחקרים במטרה להרחיב את מאגרי המידע והתשתית המחקרית בתחומי פעילותו של המוסד ובנושאים הנוגעים למדיניות החברתית-כלכלית, שוק העבודה ושירותי הרווחה. השנה תינתן עדיפות גבוהה למחקרים העוסקים בנושאים הבאים:

- תוכניות הביטחון הסוציאלי שעליהן מופקד המוסד לביטוח לאומי (מטרות התוכניות, מבנה ומאפיינים, כללי זכאות, רמת הכיסוי והאוכלוסייה הזכאית והלימות הגמלאות).

- מימון הביטחון הסוציאלי בטווח הקצר, הבינוני והארוך והתפתחותו לאורך זמן.

- דמוגרפיה והתפתחותה בהקשר של הביטחון סוציאלי.

- רמת החיים, עוני, אי-שוויון ופערים לרבות פערים בהזדמנויות, בהקשרם לתחומים הרלוונטיים לביטחון הסוציאלי במובנו רחב.

- שוק העבודה לרבות עובדים זרים, פנסיה ומערכות רווחה אחרות הנלוות לעבודה.

- מערכות המיסוי והשלכותיהן על הביטחון הסוציאלי במובן הרחב.

- תקציב המדינה, המדיניות הכלכלית-חברתית והשפעתם על החברה בישראל.

- מגמות עולמיות והשפעתן, הישירה והעקיפה על מערכות הביטחון הסוציאלי.

- שירותים חברתיים ושירותי רווחה בכסף ובעין.

מימון: מחקר רגיל – עד 200,000 ₪; מחקר מקיף – עד 400,000 ₪ בהשתתפותם של גורמים נוספים במחקר; מחקרים שתקציבם הכולל עולה על 400,000 ₪ יאושרו במקרים חריגים בלבד, וזאת במיוחד כאשר המחקר כרוך בבניית בסיס נתונים שאינו קיים, או כשמדובר בסקר ליצירת מאגר נתונים רחב היקף.

http://www.btl.gov.il/Mediniyut/BakashatNetunim/Pages/default.aspx

 

National Insurance Institute of Israel: Manof Fund for Financing Activities for the Prevention of Work Related Accidents

המוסד לביטוח לאומי: קרן מנוף למימון פעולות למניעת תאונות בעבודה

קרן מנוף פועלת לצמצום מספר תאונות העבודה ומסייעת להוביל מחקרים בתחום הבטיחות והגהות, בפיתוח ושיפור אמצעי בטיחות חדשניים, באיתור סיכונים מקצועיים יוצאי דופן במקומות עבודה ובמתן פתרונות להם, ועוד. גובה הסיוע יקבע לגבי כל פרויקט לגופו.

http://www.btl.gov.il/Funds/ActivitiesForPreventionOfWorkAccidents/Pages/default.aspx

 

 

Foreign: 

 

 

27.2 | International OCD Foundation: Research Grant in obsessive compulsive disorder

Aim: Promoting research into the causes and treatment of OCD and related disorders. Funding: $25K-$50K/1 yr.

http://ocdresearchgrants.org/content/welcome-iocdf-research-grant-site

 

27.2 | Action on hearing loss: International Project Grant - Abstracts

The Grant aims to generate scientific discoveries that will lead to new treatments to protect, improve or restore hearing, or to silence tinnitus. Funding: up to £55,000/year for up to 3 years. Please contact Research Authority if planning to submit (no overhead).

https://www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk/your-hearing/biomedical-research/apply-for-research-grants/international-project-grant.aspx

 

27.2 | Brain & Behavior Research Foundation: NARSAD Young Investigator Grants

Funds research fellowship training or beginning career as an independent research faculty member that would enable basic, translational, and/or clinical research relevant to the understanding, treatment, and prevention of serious psychiatric disorders such as: schizophrenia; bipolar; mood and anxiety disorders; or early onset brain and behavior disorders. $35,000 per yr/2 yrs.

https://bbrfoundation.org/yi

 

27.2 | International Team for Implantology (ITI): Research Programs

Funding for Implantology preclinical and clinical research in implant dentistry and related fields. Two types of grants:

Small Grant: for new investigators. Funding: up to $50,000.
Large Grant: for experienced researchers established the field. Funding: up to $200,000.

http://www.iti.org/?a=1&t=0&y=3001&r=0&n=288&i=&c=25&v=page&o=&s

 

28.2 | British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy: Project & Research Grants

The Society supports research grants in the following areas: Mechanisms of antibacterial action; Mechanisms of antibacterial resistance; Antiviral resistance; Antibiotic prescribing; Antibiotic therapy; Antiparasitics. Funding: Project-£15,000 for 1 year.

http://bsac.org.uk/project-grants/

 

28.2 | UNESCO: PhosAgro/UNESCO/IUPAC research grants in green chemistry

Aim: to enable young scientists (up to 39 years) to carry out innovative projects in green chemistry that advance scientific knowledge that respect the 12 principles of green chemistry.. Funding: $30,000 for 1 year.
Please contact Research Authority, if you consider applying, only one grant per institute will be awarded.

http://www.unesco.org/new/en/natural-sciences/science-technology/basic-sciences/chemistry/green-chemistry-for-life/how-to-apply

 

28.2 | International Nut & Dried Fruit: 2017 INC Research Grant

The Objective of this grant is to fund clinical, epidemiological, basic and/or strategic research that may contribute to enhance the understanding of the health effects of nuts and dried fruits. Funding: 300,000 EUR. NC will only accept one project per researcher and institution.

http://www.nutfruit.org/what-we-do/health-nutrition/funding-opportunities/

 

28.2 | International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF): Research Program Grant 

The IETF is requesting proposals for grants addressing the nosology, etiology, pathogenesis, treatment or other topics relevant to essential tremor (ET). Funding: $25,000 for 1 year with a possibility of a second year renewal.

http://essentialtremor.org/research-program-grant-application/

 

28.2 | Aplastic Anemia & MDS International Foundation: PNH Research Grant

The AA&MDSIF supports the study of bone marrow failure advance the understanding and treatment of aplastic anemia, myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), and paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH). Specific topics of interest are listed. Funding: up to $60,000 for 2 years. 

http://www.aamds.org/professionals/fund-your-research

 

1.3 | When Everyone Survives Foundation: Proposals in Leukemia Research

Aim: support for laboratory, translational, or clinical research related to acute leukemia. Funding: $50,000 for 1 year. Note: hard copies must arrive in U.S. by deadline.

http://www.wheneveryonesurvives.org/grant_application

 

1.3 | Open Society Foundations: Open Society Fellowship in human rights

Supports individuals pursuing innovative and unconventional approaches to fundamental open society challenges. Funds work that will enrich public understanding of those challenges and stimulate far-reaching and probing conversations within the Open Society Foundations and in the world. Invites proposals relevant to the following propositions: Human rights are under siege everywhere. Why?

Funding: $80K-100K.

http://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/grants/open-society-fellowship

 

1.3 | Partnership for Clean Competition (PCC): Pre-application advancing anti-doping field and integrity in sport

PCC supports high-quality, high-impact, novel research that has a high likelihood of success and of resulting in methods or products that will advance the anti-doping field and ensure integrity in sport. Areas of investigation reflect the PCC's current research priorities:

- Developing methods of cost-effective testing to detect and deter the use of banned and illegal substances.
- Developing testing protocols to detect designer substances used for doping purposes.
- Improving existing analytical methods to detect particular drugs, ex. GH, IGF-1, EPO, hCG.
- Developing analytical methods to detect performance enhancing drugs not currently detectable.
- Longitudinal urinary excretion patterns, metabolism and dose-concentration. 
- Critical reviews to support interpretation of laboratory data.
- Alternative specimens, (ex. oral fluid, dried blood/plasma spots) for testing.

Funding: between $10,000 to $400,000

https://www.cleancompetition.org/Concourse/Applications

 

1.3 | Jacobs Foundation: 2017 Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize In "improving the development and living conditions of children and youth"

Recognize the work of scholars devoted to promoting the successful development and life chances of children and youth. Potential recipients include members of any academic discipline that seeks to encourage the positive development of children and adolescents, including education, education economics, political science, neuroscience, sociology, psychology, linguistics and medicine. Funding: CHP 1 million (Approx. USD 1 million)

http://jacobsfoundation.org/call-for-nominations-2017-klaus-j-jacobs-research-prize/

 

1.3 | Foundation for Prader-Willi Research (FPWR): Research Grant - LOI

Aim: to support research relevant to PWS, particularly projects that will lead to new interventions to alleviate the symptoms. Priority will be given to: molecular basis of the PWS phenotype, regulation of appetite and energy homeostasis in individuals with PWS; development and evaluation of therapeutic interventions to regulate appetite and satiety in PWS, etiology of medical, behavioral and psychiatric complications in PWS; development and evaluation of therapeutic interventions, understanding pyschopathalogy in PWS; development and evaluation of interventions.  Funding: $100,000 for 1 yr, with the possibility of a second year upon competitive renewal.

https://www.fpwr.org/grant-program/

 

1.3 | American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS): The AAAS Martin and Rose Wachtel Cancer Research Award

Honors early-career investigators who have performed outstanding work in the field of cancer research. The Award winner will receive a prize of $25,000.

https://www.aaas.org/page/aaas-martin-and-rose-wachtel-cancer-research-award

 

1.3 | Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA): Translational Research (LOI)

Drug development program, which is exclusively focused on funding the discovery and clinical application of treatments and cures for neuromuscular diseases. MVP funds projects from proof-of-principle studies through phase 2 trials. Funding ranges for Research and Development (up to $500,000), Preclinical (up to $1 million)' Early Clinical (Phase I/II) (up to $3 million) for 2 years.

https://www.mda.org/research/funding-opportunities

 

1.3 | Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF): The Role of the Microbiome in the Type 1 Diabetes

A better understanding of the mechanisms of development of a healthy microbiota and microbiota-induced immunoregulation in health and its alteration in childhood-onset T1D is required. Also, associated with altered microbiota induced immunoregulation may be alteration in intestinal integrity, which could contribute to the pathogenesis of T1D. The major focus of this RFA will be to investigate the role of the microbiome in human T1D.

Funding: Pilot & Feasibility Grants: up to $110,000 for one year only. Strategic Research Agreements: Up to $250,000 USD per year for to 2 years.

http://grantcenter.jdrf.org/rfa/the-role-of-the-microbiome-in-type-1-diabetes/

 

1.3 | Alzheimer's Association: Research Grants (AARG) – Letter of Intent

The purpose is to provide newly independent investigators with funding that will allow them to develop preliminary or pilot data, to test procedures and to develop hypotheses. The grants are for  investigators who are less than 10 years past their doctoral or post residency (MD or DO) or investigators that are new to Alzheimer’s and related dementia field of research even if past the 10yrs. Funding: $150,000 for up to 3 years. (Please contact the research authority if planning to submit: non- profit)

http://www.alz.org/research/alzheimers_grants/types_of_grants.asp

 

2.3 | Dreyfus Foundation: Dreyfus Prize in the Chemical Sciences – Theoretical and Computational Chemistry

The Prize in amount of $250,000, is awarded in recognition of exceptional research that has advanced the field in a major way. The topic for 2017 is "Theoretical and Computational Chemistry".

http://www.dreyfus.org/Prize/prizenomination.shtml

 

3.3 | FQXi Essay Contest: Wandering Towards a Goal: How can mindless mathematical laws give rise to aims and intention?

A total of $40,000 will be awarded.

http://fqxi.org/community/essay/rules

 

6.3 | Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) Coalition: Seed Grant Research Program – Pre-proposal

Aim: research relevant to the cure, cause, prevention, improved treatment, diagnosis and/or understanding of Multiple System Atrophy. Funding: $50K for 1 year. Please contact Research Authority if planning to submit (Overhead).

https://www.multiplesystematrophy.org/research/multiple-system-atrophy-seed-grant-research-program

 

6.3 | Jerome Lejeune Foundation Research Grant - Treatments for intellectual disabilities of genetic origin

Research project aiming at deciphering the pathophysiology of the cognitive deficits of patients, especially those with Down syndrome and other rare anomalies such as fragile X, cri du chat, Rett, Williams-Beuren, Prader-Willi, Angelman, and other syndromes, excluding autism. Funding: $20,000 /yr for up to 2 yrs.

http://lejeuneusa.org/research/grant-application#.U5hbnHJ_s-M

 

7.3 | Keio University Medical Science Fund: The Keio Medical Science Prize

Gives recognition to the outstanding and creative achievements of researchers in the fields of medical and life sciences closely related to medicine. Laureates receive a certificate of merit, medal, and a monetary award of 10M Yen (~$88K).

http://www.ms-fund.keio.ac.jp/prize/

 

8.3 | American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS): Stand Up To Cancer – LUNGevity – American Lung Association Lung Cancer Interception Dream Team (LPO)

Translational cancer research project that addresses critical problems in lung cancer and positively impacts patients in the near future, with the goal of advancing innovative approaches to prevent or intercept the disease-causing process, and making data available in a format amenable to open access analytics. Funding: $ 7M

http://www.aacr.org/Funding/Pages/Funding-Detail.aspx?ItemID=67#.WKqBsm-GPyM

 

10.3 | invisalign: 2017 International Research Awards

To continue improving the science and technology behind clear aligner treatment. Priority is given to projects whose objectives directly benefit the treatment of patients with clear aligners. Funding: $25,000 for one year of study.

https://learn.invisalign.com/internationalresearch

 

10.3 | Epilepsy Foundation: Multiple opportunities – LOI commercialization of novel approach and new therapies

- New Therapy-Commercialization Grants: Support the commercialization of novel approaches to the treatment of epilepsy, serving as a catalyst for moving innovative therapies from the laboratory to the patient. Applicants must demonstrate background work beyond the basic science discovery stage. Matching grants are encouraged.

- Epilepsy Innovation Seal of Excellence Award: The program seeks to advance the development of new therapies including but not limited to medicines, biologics or devices. All proposals must demonstrate a clear path from the lab to the patient and are evaluated with consideration for their potential value to patients, and likelihood of successful development.

http://www.epilepsy.com/node/2012476

 

13.3 | Prostate Cancer Foundation: 2017 Young Investigator Awards

Projects in basic, translational, or clinical research of persons that are highly innovative basic science programs will be considered and priority will be given to “bench to bedside” translational research having the potential to deliver near term benefit to patients. $75,000 per yr/3 yrs.

https://www.pcf.org/c/open-rfas/

 

13.3 | National Fish and Wildlife Foundation: Monarch Butterfly Conservation Efforts (Pre- proposals)

Proposals to support efforts to increase monarch butterfly population numbers, with the ultimate goal of supporting a resilient population and continuing its migratory phenomenon.

Funding: range in size from $50,000 to $250,000 for 2 years.

http://www.nfwf.org/monarch/Pages/2017rfp.aspx

 

14.3 | Thrasher Research Funds: Early Career Awards – in children’s health (Concept Paper)

Funds research topics important to children’s health. Both incidence and severity are considered when determining the significance of a problem being studied.

https://www.thrasherresearch.org/SitePages/early-career-award.aspx

 

15.3 | European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes and Sanofi:

Program in Macrovascular Complications: intended to stimulate and accelerate European research on macrovascular complications.  Grants are offered for basic or clinical mechanistic studies. Funding: Euro 100,000 for basic projects and Euro 250,000 for clinical projects. The duration one year or longer.

Innovative Measurement of Diabetes Outcomes

Pilot proposals for innovative definition and measurement of outcomes in diabetes. Proposals may include, but need not be limited to, the validation of behavioral, biological, and disease management metrics to complement HbA1c in defining the quality of the long term management of diabetes. Funding: Euro 100,000 for 1 year or longer.  

http://www.europeandiabetesfoundation.org/index.php/ct-menu-item-5#1-february-2015-efsd-novo-nordisk-programme-for-diabetes-reseach-in-europe

 

15.3 | CurePSP: Venture Grants

CurePSP promotes research that helps generate an integrated picture of PSP and CBD at the molecular & cellular levels. Particular interests:

Funding: Up to $100K over 3 years.

http://www.psp.org/i-want-to-learn/investigator-resources-2/

 

15.3 | Fats and Proteins Research Foundation (FPRF): Research on rendered animal products (Pre-Proposals)

Seeks to enhance current uses of rendered animal products, improve rendering processes, and develop new applications. The key area of focus are livestock nutrition (including aquaculture), pet food nutrition, feed safety, sustainability, and novel technologies. In recent years, FPRF has averaged approximately 5 grants per year at a level of $45,000 each.

http://www.fprf.org

 

15.3 | Lady Tata Memorial Trust: Awards to Support Research on Leukemia

Awards are restricted to studies of leukemogenic agents, and the epidemiology, pathogenesis, immunology and genetic basis of leukemia and related diseases. Funding: generally between £25,000 and £35,000, for one year.

http://www.ladytatatrust.org/StaticPage/Awards/0

 

15.3 | March of Dimes Foundation (MDF): Basil O'Connor Starter Scholar Research Award in birth defects – Letter of Nomination

This award is designed to support young scientists just embarking on their independent research careers, with research interests that are consonant with those of the March of Dimes’ mission. Projects have relevance, interpreted broadly, to include fundamental cell biology (embryogenesis, cell lineage, and differentiation), genetics and genomics, fundamental cellular and clinical pathogenesis of disorders of importance to mothers and infants, biomedical engineering and imaging, and social and behavioral aspects. $150,000 for 2 yrs.

http://www.marchofdimes.org/research/research-grants.aspx

 

15.3 | Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation (CARF) – Research Grant

Applications will be accepted from around the world and must serve to further CARF's research goal toward safe, effective treatments, and eventual cure and prevention of cicatricial alopecia. Funding: up to $20,000 for 1-2 years

http://www.carfintl.org/research-grants.php

 

15.3 | American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry: Junior Investigator Award

Agency funds projects in basic or clinical research relevant to our understanding, treatment, and prevention of child and adolescent mental health disorders. Funds $30,000 yr/2 years.

http://www.aacap.org/AACAP/Awards/Resident_and_ECP_Awards/Junior_Investigator_Award.aspx

 

15.3 | Morris Animal Foundation: Small Animal Studies

Interested in inviting proposals that address the following topics:  Genetics and epigenetics of health and disease, Biomarkers of stress and welfare, and the impact of stress on health outcomes and Gut health and the association of microbiome with health outcomes.

Funding: Established Investigator: $50,000.00/year for 3 years.

First Award: $50,000 maximum/year for 2 years

Fellowship Training: $50,000/year for 2 years

http://www.morrisanimalfoundation.org/researchers/small-animal/

 

15.3 The Science & PINS Prize for Neuromodulation

A highly competitive prize which honors scientists for their excellent contributions to neuromodulation research. The winner of the Prize is awarded $25,000 and publication of his or her essay in Science

https://pins.secure-platform.com/a/

 

1.5 | International Retinal Research Foundation (IRRF): Research Grants

Scientific research on the diseases of the human eye, especially its center, the macula, and peripheral retinal research that ultimately will accelerate the outcome of discovery. Specific consideration will be given to those scientists who are actively working toward discovering the causes, preventions, and cures of macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. Funding: $100,000 per year for 2 years.

.http://www.irrfonline.org/awards.html

 

17.3 | American Chemical Society (ACS) Petroleum Research Fund: New Directions (ND) Grants

To support fundamental research in the petroleum field, and develop the next generation of engineers and scientists through support of advanced scientific education.

* New Directions: projects funded for established faculty, and to support the careers of their student scientists and engineers. Funds $110,000 /2 years.Please contact the research authority if planning to submit (non- profit)

http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/funding-and-awards/grants/prf/programs.html

 

15.3 | Union for International Cancer Control (UICC): Yamagiwa-Yoshida Memorial Cancer Study Grants

Three-month fellowship to initiate, set-up, or pursue bilateral cancer research projects with collaborating investigators abroad, to exchange and exploit complementary skills and material, and receive training in advanced experimental research methods and techniques. $10,000.

http://www.uicc.org/programmes/geti/our-activities/study-grants

 

15.3 | Leukemia Research Foundation: New Investigator grant – leukemia, lymphoma, MDS, and multiple myeloma

New Investigators are considered to be within 7 years of their first independent position. Funding: $100K for one year. Note: please contact Research Authority if planning to submit - overhead not covered

www.leukemia-research.org/Page.aspx?pid=216

 

19.3 | European Chemical Industry Council (cefic): Long-range Research Initiative in dose-response of synergy in combined exposure to humans or environmental species

Looking for new approaches and techniques that, in characterizing synergy dose-response, will improve risk assessment of chemical co-exposures at environmentally relevant exposure levels. These could include, but are not limited to, one or more of the following, or combinations thereof:

*Experimental approaches to examine the dose-response of more-than-additive interactions of chemicals in relevant models of environmental or human health effect assessment

*Structure-activity modelling

*Mathematical modelling to integrate mechanistic and/or kinetic knowledge and experimental data from different models

Funding: 100.000€.

http://cefic-lri.org/funding-opportunities/apply-for-the-lri-award/

 

20.3 | Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP): Research Grants in Basic Biology - Letters of Intent

HFSP supports international, preferably intercontinental, collaborations in fundamental biological research with emphasis on innovative and interdisciplinary approaches to understanding complex mechanisms of living organisms. Preliminary results are not required.

Young Investigators’ Grants are for teams of scientists, all within 5 years of establishing an independent laboratory and within 10 years of obtaining their first doctoral degree (MD or PhD).

Program Grants are for teams of independent scientists (at all stages of career, participation of younger scientists is encouraged), to develop new lines of research through the collaboration.

Funding: Grants provide 3 years support. Awards are dependent upon team size and successful teams will receive up to $450,000/year. The principal applicant must be located in one of the member countries [Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus (EU part only), the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, the Republic of Ireland, the Republic of Korea, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the U.K. and the U.S.]. Co-investigators may be located in any country, with at least one in a country other than the PA.

**Registration and obtaining a reference number LIXXXXXX/2018 by 20.3, LOI due 30.3

http://www.hfsp.org/funding/research-grants/information-and-guidelines

 

20.3 | Alport Syndrome Foundation: 2017 Request for ProposalsFunding for research to find novel treatments to prevent kidney failure and hearing loss in all patients with Alport Syndrome. Research proposals with the potential to accelerate the development of new treatments to prolong kidney function and prevent hearing loss including:

Identification and investigation of target pathways in disease progression and Drug repurposing of existing approved drugs or other new approaches to improve the current standard of care.Funding: $100,000/1-2 yrs.

http://alportsyndrome.org/research/2017-request-for-proposals/

 

21.3 | Progeria Research Foundation: Research Grants

Research on Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS, or Progeria)

PRF is seeking proposals that address the following priorities:

1. Discovery of biological markers of disease in HGPS that can be assessed in human and/or mouse samples.

2. Discovery and/or testing of candidate treatment compounds in both cell based and mouse models of HGPS.

Funding: up to $100,000 per year, for up to 3 years

-  Innovator Awards: 2-year awards of up to $75,000/year to allow an investigator to embark on new lines of investigation, and to produce enough preliminary data to be competitive for longer-term funding.

- Established Investigator Awards: 3-year awards of up to $100,000/year for senior investigators established either in the field of Progeria or a field that can be directly applied to Progeria.

- Specialty Awards: for smaller, more technology-driven projects, e.g., sequencing, screening potential drugs, obtaining cell lines (including IPSCs,) and preparation of antibodies. Funding amounts and lengths are flexible.

http://www.progeriaresearch.org/research_funding_opportunities.html

 

22.3 | American Association for Cancer Research (AACR): Stand Up To Cancer – Lustgarten Foundation Pancreatic Cancer Interception Dream Team (LOI)

Translational cancer research project that addresses critical problems in pancreatic cancer and positively impacts patients in the near future, with the goal of advancing innovative approaches to prevent or intercept the disease-causing process, and making data available in a format amenable to open access analytics. Funding: $ 7,000,000 for 4 years.

http://www.aacr.org/Funding/Pages/Funding-Detail.aspx?ItemID=66

 

23.3 | Promobilia Foundation: Research and Development Grants to Improve Conditions for the Disabled

The aim of the Foundation is to promote the development of technical aids so that disabled persons could benefit of a more active life. Our task is to support research and development of technical aids as well as ensure they get into production and reach the needy. Funding: SEK 100K-500K (about 10,000 – 100,000 USD). Applications should be mailed in via regular (not registered) mail; fax and email not accepted. (Contact Research Authority if planning to submit- nonprofit)

http://www.promobilia.se/summary-in-english/

 

24.3 | Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI): call for proposals

Funding is between $50,000 and $300,000. Key research priorities:

I. Detection and interruption of all poliovirus transmission

II. Strengthening of immunization systems and withdrawal of oral polio vaccine

http://polioeradication.org/tools-and-library/research-innovation/grants-and-collaborations/

 

24.3 | Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV): Malaria Drug Discovery Projects - letter of interest

MMV welcomes proposals in the following four areas:

* Compounds addressing the key priorities of the malaria eradication agenda

* Compounds having activity against asexual liver and/or blood stages

* Novel approaches for screening

MMV also welcomes requests for support to investigate the mechanism of action of compounds: Compounds for target identification

http://www.mmv.org/research-development/information-scientists/call-proposals/15th-call-proposals

24.3 | American Epilepsy Society: Seed Grant Program

Fosters collaborative interactions between two or more established investigators to make future grants related to epilepsy more competitive for larger awards. Funding: $20,000 for 1 year. (Contact Research Authority if planning to submit- overhead)

https://www.aesnet.org/research/funding%20for%20established%20investigators/seed_grant_program

 

27.3 | Organization for Autism Research (OAR): Applied Research Grants – Pre-proposals

Aim: studies related to autism intervention and treatment, with emphasis this year on the following targeted areas: augmentative and alternative communication, community-based intervention, behavioral economics, and effective staff training. Funding $30K over 1-2 years.

http://researchautism.org/research-grants/apply-for-a-grant/applied-research/

 

29.3-5.4 | Danish Council for Independent Research: Call for Proposals (All Fields)

Support for independent research based on the researchers’ own ideas, within and across all the main fields of science. A general assessment criterion will be the extent to which the project will benefit Danish research. Funding: varies between different instruments, typically over DKK 1 million (USD 150,000), some not limited.

Please contact the research authority if planning to submit- no overhead.

https://goo.gl/H2cQ39

 

30.3 | American Academy of Optometry: Clinical Research Award

Purpose of award is to answer clinically meaningful questions that will have a significant impact on patient care in optometry, and to provide a mechanism for Academy Fellows to conduct clinical research. Funds $100,000/2 yrs.

http://www.aaopt.org/academy-funding-opportunities-cutting-edge-research-1

 

31.3 | U.S. Army Research Office: BAA Basic and Applied Scientific Research – White papers (Submission anytime up to deadline)

Research areas include: Engineering, Mechanical Sciences, Earth Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Electronics, Computing Science, Physics, Chemical Sciences, Life Sciences, Materials Science, Network Science.

https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=3daed3725229e80ec967618d9a9d6929&tab=core&_cview=1

 

31.3 | Alzheimer's Research UK: Various opportunities – Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias

Funds research for primary prevention and risk reduction research that have potential to significantly alter the course of cognitive decline in populations that are at-risk of Alzheimer’s disease and/or other dementias

The lead applicant and point of contact must be based in a UK academic/research institution. However, the application can include researchers or institutions outside the UK. (NO Overhead). Funding: Major project-£1 million.

http://www.alzheimersresearchuk.org/grant-schemes/

 

31.3 | International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS):Mentored Research Awards

Intended to support investigations that will further the understanding of clinical practice in anesthesiology and related sciences. Funds $150,000/2 yrs.  Four research projects will be selected annually. (Applicants must be members of IARS)

http://www.iars.org/awards/

 

31.3 | Buckminster Fuller Institute: The 2017 Fuller Challenge

Winning the Fuller Challenge requires more than a stand-alone idea or innovation. BFI looks for visionary whole-systems solutions that demonstrate both a clear grasp of the “big picture” and a focus on a well-defined need of critical importance. Funding: $100,00.

https://fullerchallenge.submittable.com/submit/75722/the-2017-fuller-challenge-general-application.

 

31.3 | Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals: Grants4Targets

Novel targets for drug development: Offering grants for researchers investigating novel drug targets in the fields of Oncology, Gynecology, Cardiology and Hematology. Target must be a nucleic acid or a protein (e.g. an enzyme, a receptor) whose activity can be modified by a drug. Funding: Support Grants: €5,000-€10,000. Focus Grants: €10,000-€125,000.

Novel targets for crop protection: The aim is to translate innovation coming from research into modern crop protection products suitable for the future challenges of the global agricultural community. Looking for novel targets for innovative crop protection solutions within the fields of weed, pest and disease control. Based on defined molecular targets and Modulated by a compound. Funding: Support grants € 2,000 - € 10,000. Focus grants: € 10,000 - € 50,000.

https://grants4targets.bayer.com/home/

 

31.3 | CHEST Foundation Multiple Grants and Awards in Lung Diseases

Aim: Multiple opportunities to support research on: COPD and alpha-1 antitrypsin (AAT) deficiency, Women’s Lung Health, Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, Pulmonary Fibrosis, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care. Funding: $10K - $150K.

https://foundation.chestnet.org/grants/apply-for-a-grant/

 

1.4 | PSC Partners: Research Grants to cure sclerosing cholangitis and related diseases

Funds projects pursuing PSC treatment in promising areas (related to PSC and closely allied diseases such as inflammatory bowel diseases, ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease) with the goal that data generated will lead to federal (NIH) funding. $30,000/2 yrs.

http://pscpartners.org/research-grants/grant-application/

1.4 | European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes (EFSD): Research Programme in Microvascular Complications of Diabetes

 Intended to stimulate and accelerate European basic and clinical research in the specific area of microvascular complications (retinopathy, nephropathy and neuropathy) of diabetes. Proposals dealing with the following are especially but not exclusively welcome: investigations of various cell types in the eye and kidney and their role and interaction during the course of development of diabetic retinopathy and diabetic nephropathy. Funding: up to Euro 100,000 in total for basic research projects and up to Euro 300,000 for clinical research projects/

http://www.europeandiabetesfoundation.org/index.php/ct-menu-item-5/9-general-pages/216-efsd-boehringer-ingelheim-microvascular

 

1.4 | Dutch Duchenne Parent Project: Research in the Search for a Cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Aim: sponsor promising innovative research in the search for a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, faster exchange of data and international collaboration. Funding: up to 2 year projects.

https://www.duchenne.nl/research-application/

 

1.4 | Scoliosis Research Society (SRS): Funding opportunities

- Standard grant: grant applications may be in any area of spinal deformity research, although an additional funding source for grants focusing on the etiology of scoliosis is available in conjunction with the Cotrel Foundation. Funding: of $25,000 per year for two years

- New Investigator grant A new investigator is defined as someone who is either a fellow or within 10 years of completion of fellowship or equivalent specialist training in their country and has not previously been awarded funding from a major funding organization. The maximum award is $25,000 and the duration of research may extend up to two years.

- Small Exploratory grant This grant is designed specifically for new investigators who have a preliminary concept they would like to develop into a research project. The maximum grant award for this category is $10,000 for 1 year.

- Alf Nachemson Evidence Based Medicine award studies that aim to provide the best available evidence by which to improve our knowledge and practice in the care of patients with spinal deformities. Funding: of $25,000 per year for two years

http://www.srs.org/professionals/research-and-journal/research-grants

 

1.4 | MPN Research Foundation and Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: The 2017 MPN (myeloproliferative neoplasms) Challenge

The objective is to change the trajectory and ultimate prognosis for patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs), including MF, PV and ET. The primary goal of the research strategy is to understand and control the progression of the MPNs from chronic to life-threatening stages.  Funding: $100,000 per year for 2 years.

http://www.mpnresearchfoundation.org/2017-Request-for-Research-Proposals

 

1.4 | European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO): Young Investigator (Pre- application)

Young investigators in life sciences who has published at least one paper in international peer-reviewed journal arising from independent work in own laboratory having at least two years post PhD scientific experience. In addition to various funded activities, provides €15,000, and may apply for additional small grants up to €10,000.

http://www.embo.org/funding-awards/young-investigators/apply#eligibility

 

1.4 | Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome (LGS) Foundation: Research Grant Program

Targeted grant areas: Causes, Therapies, Better quality of life and Epidemiology. Funding: $30K for 1 year Postdoc fellowships: $25K/year for 2 years.

http://www.lgsfoundation.org/#!researchprogram/c1jta

 

1.4 | Cervical Spine Research Society - LOI

- Medtronic CSRS Grants – Clinical or translational Research $100,000/1-2 yrs.

- 21st Century Development Grants: Basic research. $75,000/1-2 yrs.

- Seed/Starter Grant: young investigators submit letters of intent for a starter/seed proposal of projects on cervical spine. $25,000/12-18 months.

- Resident/Fellow Grants:  funds residents/fellows to pursue avenues of interest to prepare them for a lifelong research career. $15,000 for a fellow who will not complete training before 31.12.16.

http://www.csrs.org/research/grants/

 

3.4 | IBM Center for the Business of Government: Research Report Stipends

Funds practical findings and actionable recommendations (as opposed to pure theory or concepts) involving public management research and analytic techniques so to aid public sector executives and managers in the improvement of the effectiveness of government. $20,000 for each report.

http://www.businessofgovernment.org/content/research-stipends

 

3.4 | Cancer Research Institute: CRI Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship

Funds the training of young immunologists and cancer immunologists to work and continue training under guidance of a world-leading immunologists that prepares the fellow for a productive and successful career. $171000/3 yrs.

http://www.cancerresearch.org/grants-programs/grants-fellowships/cri-irvington-postdoctoral-fellowships

 

3.4 | Alpha-1 Foundation: Gordon L. Snider Scholar Award

To provide additional career development support for outstanding young investigators who have continued to conduct research in Alpha-1-related lung or liver disease after completion of their postdoctoral fellowship. It is expected that the award will provide an incentive for a career in Alpha-1 research. Funding: $75K /yr over 3 years.

https://proposalcentral.altum.com/Opportunities.asp?GMID=135

 

3.4 | Action for A-T: Ataxia Telangiectasia Research Grant

Research projects that have the potential to lead to treatments and cures for the condition. Funding: £100K. Please contact research authority if planning to submit (overhead).

http://actionforat.org/research/apply-for-a-research-grant/

 

5.4 | National MS Society (NMSS): Pilot research grants

Funds High-risk pilot grants to quickly test innovative, cutting-edge ideas or untested methods, and to gather sufficient preliminary data to apply for longer-term funding. Welcomes applications for studies related to multiple sclerosis that may serve to advance our mission of stopping MS progression, restoring function and improving quality of life, and preventing MS. The Society supports fundamental as well as applied studies, non-clinical or clinical in nature, including projects in patient management, care and rehabilitation. Please contact research authority if planning to submit (overhead). Funding: $40,000 for 1 year.

http://www.nationalmssociety.org/For-Professionals/Researchers/Society-Funding/Pilot-Research-Grants

 

12.4 | CURE Epilepsy: 2017 CURE Epilepsy Award (LOI)

CURE prioritizes highly innovative, risky, paradigm-shifting projects that address CURE’s mission to cure epilepsy.Funding: $250,000 for 2 years.

(Please contact research authority if planning to submit- no overhead).

http://www.cureepilepsy.org/research/grant_cure.asp

 

12.4 | Institut Mérieux: Research Grants Program

Fields of interest are: infectious diseases, cancer biomarkers and immunotherapy, food and water safety, nutrition with a particular focus on the suspected links between metabolism and microbiota.

Advanced Research Grants: provide €100K - €200K for 2 years and are dedicated to very innovative projects.

Starting Research Grants: provide €40K for 2 years and are dedicated to very promising projects that will need further nurturing.

http://www.institut-merieux.com/en/innovation/merieux-research-grants/

 

12.4 | CURE Epilepsy:

(Please contact research authority if planning to submit- no overhead).

Epilepsy Award (LOI): highly innovative, risky, paradigm-shifting projects that address CURE’s mission to cure epilepsy. Funding: $250,000 for 2 years.

http://www.cureepilepsy.org/research/grant_cure.asp

Innovator Award (LOI): supports the exploration of a highly innovative, often risky new concept or untested theory that addresses an important problem relevant to epilepsy. Must reflect ideas substantially different from those being pursued by anyone in the epilepsy research field. Funding: up to $50,000 for one year.

 http://www.cureepilepsy.org/research/grant_innovator.asp

Taking Flight Award (LOI): Research that involves collaboration and a multidisciplinary approach is desirable. Applicant will be required to discuss how this avenue of research is independent, and will lead him or her to a path of independent epilepsy research. Funding: up to $100,000 for one year.

http://www.cureepilepsy.org/research/grant_flight.asp

 

14.4 | U.S. DOD USSOCOM BAA: Medical Research – Pre-application

Scientific projects, basic and applied research, for special medical drugs or equipment for special operation forces in extreme and remote environments. Specific interests include: Training Technologies; Prolonged Field Care; Damage Control Resuscitation (Wound Management, Analgesia: Far Forward Blood Transfusion, Surgical Stabilization); Portable Lab Assays and Diagnostics; Acclimatization; Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive Diagnostics, Treatment, and Prophylaxis; Canine Medicine, Human Operational Performance (Optimal Performance, Nutrition, Heart Rate Variability, Physiology). Funding: $700K over 2 years.

http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=283046

 

15.4 | Starkey Hearing Foundation: Grant program

Primary focus is on hearing healthcare, however, related areas such as Health, Human Services, Education, and Community projects are also considered

https://www.starkeyhearingfoundation.org/Grants-Program

 

15.4 | Osteosynthesis and Trauma Care Foundation (OTC): Osteoporosis Research Grants

Objective: encourage orthopedic trauma surgeons and basic scientists by providing funding for both laboratory and clinical research projects. Funding: up to US$ 50,000 over two years.

http://www.otcfoundation.org/research/research-grants/

15.4 | Angelman Syndrome Foundation (ASF): Call for Research Proposals

Highest priority will be given to pilot projects to test new ideas about pathogenesis and therapeutics of Angelman syndrome, translational research and clinical research studies. Of particular interest are studies related to communication, behavioral issues and identification of issues and treatments. Funding: up to $100K / yr for 1-2 years.

https://www.angelman.org/research/call-for-proposals/

 

18.4 | Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF): PUB Overseas Seed Fund on Water Technologies

Set to solicit novel, breakthrough ideas and technologies from the International Research Groups to address Singapore’s water supply and/or demand challenges. Funding: Up to $400K over 2 years.

http://www.werf.org/a/o/rfp.aspx

 

19.4 | Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association (DEBRA): International Research Grants

Current research priorities: biology and genetics of all forms of EB, new approaches to diagnose and treat EB, development of therapies (including possible gene-therapies, cell-therapies, drug therapies or protein therapies), the nature of wound healing and the development of skin cancer in EB and seek to develop better treatments and prevention strategies, clinical care research to improve the management of EB through symptom relief. Funding: typically €80K/year for up to 3 years.

http://www.debra-international.org/research/funding.html#c2852

19.4 | Cystic Fibrosis Foundation:

Research Grants – LOI: Intended to encourage the development of new information that contributes to the understanding of the basic etiology and pathogenesis of CF. Funding: $100K per year for 2 yrs.

https://www.cff.org/Research/Researcher-Resources/Awards-and-Grants/Research-Awards/Research-Grants/

Pilot and Feasibility Awards: developing and testing new hypotheses and/or new methods, and to support promising new investigators. Proposed work must be hypothesis-driven and must reflect innovative approaches to critical questions in CF research. Funding: $50K per year for 2 yrs

https://www.cff.org/Research/Researcher-Resources/Awards-and-Grants/Research-Awards/Pilot-and-Feasibility-Awards/

 

21.4 | Nesta Longitude Prize: Discovery Awards (antimicrobial resistance)

The Discovery Awards are small seed grants to help teams and individuals further develop their ideas for the Longitude Prize. The aim of the Longitude Prize is  to create a cost-effective, accurate, rapid and easy-to-use test for bacterial infections that will allow health professionals worldwide to administer the right antibiotics at the right time.

https://longitudeprize.org/discoveryawards

21.4 | National Marfan Foundation: Faculty Grant Program

The grant program is designed to provide financial support for faculty studying any or all disciplines involved in Marfan syndrome and related disorders.  Funding:  $100K over 2 years.

http://www.marfan.org/nm-cma-faculty-grant

 

24.4 | Prostate Cancer Foundation: 2017 PCF Challenge Awards

(Please contact the research authority if planning to submit- overhead)

Applications for PCF Challenge Awards for investigations of metastatic, lethal prostate cancer. These awards will be funded depending on the level of innovation in applications received. High risk, currently unfunded projects are most desired.

https://www.pcf.org/c/open-rfas/

 

25.4 | Project Management Institute: Management Research – Pre-proposals

Proposed research must have direct application to some aspect of the project management body of knowledge or its practice, both within and outside the field of project management, including management, organizational psychology, sociology, education, linguistics and others. Funding: up to $50K

http://www.pmi.org/learning/academic-research/sponsored/application-guidelines

 

26.4 | GCHERA: World Agriculture Prize

The World Agriculture Prize will be awarded in recognition of the academic/faculty member’s life time exceptional and significant achievements - in education, research and innovation. Funding: $50K

http://www.gchera.com/call-for-nominations-for-the-gchera-laureate-2017/

 

27.4 | U.S. DOD/DARPA: Biological Technologies – Abstracts

(Abstracts accepted on a rolling basis until deadline)

Revolutionary research in various areas such as: neuroscience, psychology, cognitive science; interfaces between the biological and physical world; rules that govern biological system behavior; forward engineering of biological systems; computational models; population and ecosystem behavior; technologies for agricultural ecosystems; non-human biology across and between populations of microbes, insects, plants, marine life; biosafety and biosecurity; emerging threats to food and water supplies and countermeasures; infectious diseases. (Abstracts should be submitted in advance of deadline, to allow time for response and proposal submission)

https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=554fc440fe8689512243aabe0a1fb789&tab=core&_cview=0

 

30.4 | Morton Cure Paralysis Fund (MCPF): Research Grant

Developing effective therapies for paralysis associated with spinal cord injury and other disorders of the central nervous system (CNS). The focus areas are:

Most research awards range from $5K to $75K and are based on one-year contracts. A second year may be considered.

http://www.mcpf.org/Pages/Resources.aspx

 

30.4 | Humboldt Foundation: Anneliese Maier Award for Social Sciences Collaborations with Germany

Award for internationally recognized researchers in the humanities and social sciences. The award is also aimed at researchers who are not yet so advanced in their scientific careers. Particular importance is attached to the nomination of qualified female researchers. Award winners are expected to spend a period of up to five years cooperating on a long-term research project with the nominator and / or specialist colleagues at a research institution in Germany. Funding: €250K over 5 years.

https://www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/anneliese-maier-award.html

 

30.4 | March of Dimes Foundation (MDF): Research Program Letter of Intent

The mission of the March of Dimes is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. This encompasses basic biological processes governing differentiation and development involving both human and animal model systems, genetics and genomics of these processes, clinical studies, reproductive health and environmental toxicology. Social and behavioral studies are encouraged concerning cognitive and behavioral risks that affect outcomes of pregnancy, the perinatal period, and subsequent child development

http://www.marchofdimes.org/research/research-grants.aspx

 

30.4 | Voestalpine: Steel Research Award 2017

Research dealing with steel in the following sectors is being supported: metallurgy, materials science, processing technology, and their application is sought from young researchers (35 or under) from the sectors of science and business. EUR 12,000; time unspecified.

http://www.voestalpine.com/group/en/group/research-development/voestalpine-steel-research-award/

 

1.5 | The Wenner-Gren Foundation: various opportunities in anthropology

- Dissertation Fieldwork Grants: Awarded to aid doctoral or thesis research. The program contributes to the Foundation's overall mission to support basic research in anthropology and to ensure that the discipline continues to be a source of vibrant and significant work that furthers our understanding of humanity's cultural and biological origins, development, and variation. $20,000.

- Post-PhD Research Grants: awarded to individuals holding a Ph.D. or equivalent degree to support individual research projects. Applicants must be engaged in research that contributes to anthropological knowledge. $20,000

http://www.wennergren.org/grantprograms/4

 

1.5 | Spencer Foundation: Education Research Small Grants

This program aims to fund academic work that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived

Funding: up to $50,000. Please contact Research Authority if planning to submit. (Nonprofit, overhead)

http://www.spencer.org/small-research-grants-program-statement

 

1.5 | Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America: Senior Research Awards (LOI)

Proposal relevant to inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's Disease or ulcerative colitis). Funding: $115K per year, for up to 3 years.

http://www.ccfa.org/science-and-professionals/research/grants-fellowships/senior-research-awards.html

 

1.5 | Robarts Research: Taylor International Prize in Medicine

The Prize of $25,000 is awarded annually to one or more individuals who have made significant contributions in basic or clinical research. The 2017 Prize will be granted to a scientist who has made outstanding contributions in the area of Cellular and Molecular Imaging in Cancer.

http://www.robarts.ca/taylorprize

 

1.5 | Cogito Foundation: Research Grants for Interdisciplinary Research on the cultural gap between science and humanities

to encourage the dialogue between science and technology on the one hand and humanities and the social sciences on the other; Research that addresses the questions of how the gap between the cultures came to be about, what caused it and how it developed, what has been done so far to bridge it and how successfully. Projects require real interdisciplinary research cooperation among humanists and scientists. Funding: up to 3 yrs. Funding amounts in 2013 were in the range of 15,500 to 189,000 CHF.

http://www.cogitofoundation.ch/en/default.asp

 

1.5 | Alternatives Research & Development Foundation: Alternatives to animal Testing

Development of non-animal methods in biomedical research, leading to significant reduction or replacement of laboratory animals. Preference to U.S. institutions. Funding: $40K for 1 year.

http://www.ardf-online.org/

 

1.5 | Rettsyndrome.org: Neuro-Habilitation Program LOI

Grants for exploratory studies towards development of neuro-habilitation cognitive therapies, physical therapies, occupational therapies and speech therapies that will aid in establishing the networks critical for skill development in Rett syndrome. Funding: up to $150K over 2 years. (Please contact the research authority if planning to submit: non- profit)

https://www.rettsyndrome.org/research/funding-opportunities

 

2.5 | U.S. Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA): BAA

(Proposals accepted on a rolling basis until deadline. Pre-submission of abstracts recommended)

Aim: high-risk, high-payoff research that has the potential to provide intelligence advantage, in the following areas: Anticipatory intelligence, Analysis, Operations, Collection. Duration: 12 months or less.

https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&tab=core&id=e981a475270d25612995f432c32d06e4

 

2.5 | U.S. DOD/DARPA: Defense Sciences Office (DSO) BAA – Executive Summaries

(Executive summaries accepted on a rolling basis until deadline)

Aim: revolutionary research efforts applicable to the following areas: Mathematics, Modeling, and Design; Physical Systems; Human-Machine Systems; Social Systems.

www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=028fd5d5bf74f32be40d0528a3b0e5ba&tab=core&_cview=0

 

8.5 | Rettsyndrome.org: Translational Research LOI

HeART: designed to promote the development and testing of therapeutics to treat and reverse Rett syndrome (RTT).  The goal of this award mechanism is to provide seed funding for early stage drug discovery and development efforts. Funding: $150,000 for 2 years

ANGEL: focused on pre-clinical drug discovery and development or clinical testing of therapeutic candidates. The goal is to provide larger, multi-year awards with a strong emphasis placed on the later stages of translational research. Funding: $600,000 for 2 years

(Please contact the research authority if planning to submit: non- profit)

https://www.rettsyndrome.org/research/funding-opportunities

 

15.5 | Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA):

Kyle Bryant Translational Research Award: focusing on pre-clinical and clinical investigations that will advance treatments for FA. Funding: $250,000 per year for 1 or 2 years

Bronya J. Keats International Research Collaboration Award: Funding: $200,000 per year for 1 or 2 years

http://www.curefa.org/grant

 

15.5 | The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT) funds

Funds and facilitates laboratory or clinical research projects with the potential to advance knowledge that might lead to a cure for Parkinson’s disease. Funding: average projects have fallen within the range of £50,000 to £250,000 with a duration of 1-3 years.

https://www.cureparkinsons.org.uk/applyfunding

 

15.5 | Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome Foundation (SDSF): Research Grants

SDSF is accepting grant requests for research relevant to this disease. Any innovative research proposal that is relevant to SDS will be considered. Funding: up to $35,000/year for up to 2 years.

http://www.shwachman-diamond.org/grant-application/

 

15.5 | Myositis Association – Fellowships & Research Grants – letter of intent

- Research Fellowships: supports a young physician or PhD scientist initiating career in myositis research in the lab of an established myositis investigator. $50,000 each year of 2 years.

- Research Grants: to support new or innovative myositis research projects. Seed projects $50,000/2 yrs, or established project $125,000 each year of 2 years.

http://www.myositis.org/explore-research/tma-grants-a-fellowships/myositis-research-funding

 

19.5 | Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) – Letter of intent

Preclinical Drug Discovery: Seeks to fill the critical translational funding gap between basic research and later stage drug development by funding promising preclinical drug discovery and biomarker development programs relevant to Alzheimer's disease, related dementias and cognitive aging. Funding: $150,000-$600,000 for 1/2 years.

Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials: Designed to increase the number of novel and repurposed treatments tested in humans for Alzheimer's disease, related dementias and cognitive aging. It funds biomarker-based, proof-of-concept pilot clinical trials, as well as Phase 1 safety testing and IND-enabling studies to accelerate new drugs into trials. Funding: Up to $1.5 million.

Biomarkers Development: Seeks to support the development and validation of novel and existing biomarkers that will enhance the design and performance of clinical trials for Alzheimer's disease, related dementias, and cognitive aging. Funding: $150,000-$300,000/year for 1/2 years.

http://www.alzdiscovery.org/research-and-grants/request-for-proposal

 

23.5 | NIH: Emerging Questions in Cancer Systems Biology - LOI

(Additional deadlines: October 24 2017, May 22 2018, Oct 23 2018)

Aim: Collaborative interdisciplinary (physical and life science) research projects that utilize systems biology approaches to address emerging questions in cancer initiation, progression, and treatment. Projects must integrate experimental biology and computational modeling to test and validate novel hypotheses in cancer research. Duration: 5 years max. (U01 Cooperative agreement)

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-131.html

 

22.5 | Rettsyndrome.org: Basic Research LOI

Research grants for international biomedical research to promote the understanding of MeCP2 in the pathogenesis of the neurobehavioral phenotype of Rett syndrome (RTT). We seek to gain a better understanding of the underlying pathology of the disorder leading to an amelioration of the symptoms and a cure for RTT. Funding: $150,000 for 2 years

(Please contact the research authority if planning to submit: non- profit)

https://www.rettsyndrome.org/research/funding-opportunities

 

31.5 | Russell Sage Foundation: Awards in Basic Social Science - LOI

Programs in: * Behavioral Economics * Social Inequality * Future of Work (in the United States) * Race, Ethnicity, Immigration

Major awards range $35K - $150K (including overhead).

If intending to apply must contact Research Authority in advance – non-profit.

http://www.russellsage.org/research/categories/requests-proposals

 

1.6 | Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF): interdisciplinary, collaborative and breakthrough

Breakthrough research according to these Regulations is distinguished by a high potential for shifting or invalidating paradigms. This type of research questions or goes beyond existing models, theories, doctrines, research approaches, methods, etc. Funding period: 1-4 years. One of the research groups may be outside Switzerland if the expertise is required.

http://www.snf.ch/en/funding/programmes/sinergia/Pages/default.aspx#Preparation%20and%20submission%20of%20the%20application%20%28mySNF%2C%20research%20plan%2C%20etc.%29%20

1.6 | Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation: Heinrich Wieland Prize promoting research on biologically active molecules

The prize, in amount of €100,000 is awarded to promote research on biologically active molecules and systems in the areas of chemistry, biochemistry, physiology and clinical medicine.

http://www.heinrich-wieland-prize.de/nomination-process.html

 

1.6 | Gerber Foundation: Pediatric Research Projects (Concept papers)

Aim: To enhance the nutrition, care, and development of infants and young children. The foundation is accepting concept papers for health and/or nutrition-related research projects with potential to have a significant impact on issues affecting infants and young children from birth to three years of age. Funding: $350,000 for 3 years.

http://www.gerberfoundation.org/faq/

 

1.6 | Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA): Translational Research (LOI)

Drug development program, which is exclusively focused on funding the discovery and clinical application of treatments and cures for neuromuscular diseases. MVP funds projects from proof-of-principle studies through phase 2 trials. Funding ranges for Research and Development (up to $500,000), Preclinical (up to $1 million)' Early Clinical (Phase I/II) (up to $3 million) for 2 years.

https://www.mda.org/research/funding-opportunities

 

1.6 | Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute: Engagement Award (EAIN): Research Meeting and Conference Support

Support for meetings and conferences that align with PCORI’s Mission and Strategic Plan and facilitate expansion of patient-centered outcomes research/clinical comparative effectiveness research (PCOR/CER). Funding:  $50,000 for one year.

* Foreign organizations may apply, as long as there is demonstrable benefit to the US healthcare system and US efforts in the area of patient-centered research can be clearly shown.

http://www.pcori.org/funding-opportunities/announcement/engagement-award-eain-research-meeting-and-conference-support

 

1.6 | Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute: Engagement Award (LOI)

Supports projects that encourage active integration of patients, caregivers, clinicians, and other healthcare stakeholders as integral members of the patient-centered outcomes research/clinical effectiveness research (PCOR/CER) enterprise.

Funding: $250,000, for two years.

* Foreign organizations may apply, as long as there is demonstrable benefit to the US healthcare system and US efforts in the area of patient-centered research can be clearly shown.

http://www.pcori.org/funding-opportunities/announcement/engagement-award-knowledge-training-and-development-and

 

1.6 | National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG): Large Grants in Gambling Research (LOI)

Welcomes applications from investigators in psychology, psychiatry, epidemiology, public health, sociology, economics, neuroeconomics, neuroscience and other relevant disciplines. Funding: up to $75,000/year for two years.

http://goo.gl/Gzy6OO

 

1.6 | European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO): Keynote Lecture by EMBO Members

EMBO or Associate Members giving keynote lecture at their major international scientific meeting wherein the lecture has status of a keynote lecture (entitled “The EMBO Lecture.”) held in an EMBC Member State. €1,000 (in Europe) or €2,000 (international).

http://www.embo.org/funding-awards/lecture-grants/keynote-lectures#about

 

15.6 | Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA):  Research Grant – letter of intent

Independent investigator with projects aimed at developing treatments for the muscular dystrophies and related diseases of the neuromuscular system. $100,000 per yr/3 yrs.

https://www.mda.org/research/funding-opportunities

 

30.6 | U.S. DOD/DARPA: Information Innovation BAA –Abstracts

(Abstracts accepted on a rolling basis until deadline)

Aim: unconventional approaches outside the mainstream, applicable to, among others, cyber security, analytics (big data, machine learning, complexity, scalability, software engineering) and symbiosis with machines.

https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=6bc256c9c3b5fc4598160c07f6b6155d&tab=core&_cview=0

 

30.6 | BBVA Foundation: Frontiers of Knowledge Awards

Recognize research contributions of lasting impact for their originality, theoretical significance and ability to push back the frontiers of the known world, in eight categories: Basic Sciences (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics), Biomedicine, Ecology and Conservation Biology, Information and Communication Technologies, Economics, Finance and Management, Contemporary Music, Climate Change and Development Cooperation. Funding: €400,000

http://www.fbbva.es/TLFU/tlfu/ing/microsites/premios/fronteras/presentacion/index.jsp

 

1.7 | NATO: Science for Peace and Security

Collaborative projects with NATO countries addressing the SPS key priorities include: * counter-terrorism * energy security * cyber defense * defense against chem/bio/radiological/nuclear agents * environmental security * border and port security * mine and UOD detection/clearance.

- Multi-year research & development projects of 3-4 yrs. The budget is not specified. In past years the budget was limited to €400,000 over the 3 yr period.

- Advanced Training Course: 5-7 day course averaging €60,000.

- Advanced Research Workshop: 2-5 day workshop averaging €30,000-€40,000.

NATO countries: Albania, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, UK and US.

Please contact Research Authority if planning to submit (Overhead).

http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/topics_85373.htm

http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natolive/85291.htm

1.7 | Partnership for Clean Competition (PCC): Pre-application advancing anti-doping field and integrity in sport

PCC supports high-quality, high-impact, novel research that has a high likelihood of success and of resulting in methods or products that will advance the anti-doping field and ensure integrity in sport. Areas of investigation reflect the PCC's current research priorities:

- Developing methods of cost-effective testing to detect and deter the use of banned and illegal substances.
- Developing testing protocols to detect designer substances used for doping purposes.
- Improving existing analytical methods to detect particular drugs, ex. GH, IGF-1, EPO, hCG.
- Developing analytical methods to detect performance enhancing drugs not currently detectable.
- Longitudinal urinary excretion patterns, metabolism and dose-concentration. 
- Critical reviews to support interpretation of laboratory data.
- Alternative specimens, (ex. oral fluid, dried blood/plasma spots) for testing.

Funding: between $10,000 to $400,000

https://www.cleancompetition.org/Concourse/Applications

 

5.7 | Volkswagen Foundation: Experiment! – In search of bold research ideas in science and engineering, life sciences and psychology

The initiative supports daring new research concepts in science and engineering, as well as in the life sciences including behavioural biology and experimental psychology through a fast and small grant scheme. German partner required as PI. Funding: € 100K for 1.5 years. Contact Research Authority if planning to submit (overhead).

http://goo.gl/gZo8jy

 

12.7 | National MS Society (NMSS): Pilot research grants

Funds High-risk pilot grants to quickly test innovative, cutting-edge ideas or untested methods, and to gather sufficient preliminary data to apply for longer-term funding. Welcomes applications for studies related to multiple sclerosis that may serve to advance our mission of stopping MS progression, restoring function and improving quality of life, and preventing MS. The Society supports fundamental as well as applied studies, non-clinical or clinical in nature, including projects in patient management, care and rehabilitation. Please contact research authority if planning to submit (overhead). Funding: $40,000 for 1 year.

http://www.nationalmssociety.org/For-Professionals/Researchers/Society-Funding/Pilot-Research-Grants

 

15.7 | Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA): General Research Grant (LOI)

FARA accepts LOIs focusing on advancing understanding and/or treatment of FA. Funding: $150,000/1 or 2 years.

http://www.curefa.org/grant

 

15.7 | CurePSP: Venture Grants

CurePSP promotes research that helps generate an integrated picture of PSP and CBD at the molecular & cellular levels. Particular interests:

Funding: Up to $100K over 3 years. 

http://www.psp.org/i-want-to-learn/investigator-resources-2/

 

15.7 | Starkey Hearing Foundation: Grant program

Primary focus is on hearing healthcare, however, related areas such as Health, Human Services, Education, and Community projects are also considered

https://www.starkeyhearingfoundation.org/Grants-Program

 

17.7 | National Ataxia Foundation: Research Grant - Letter of intent

One-year seed grants of $15K-$30K will be considered for early or pilot phases of studies and ongoing investigations.

http://www.ataxia.org/research/ataxia-research-grants.aspx

 

31.7 | TED Prize for sparking global change

TED Prize is awarded to a leader with a bold, innovative vision for sparking global change. The TED Prize winner receives $1,000,000 and support from the TED community’s wide range of resources and expertise.

http://www.ted.com/participate/ted-prize/nominate

 

1.8 | Spencer Foundation: Education Research Small Grants

This program aims to fund academic work that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived

Funding: up to $50,000. Please contact Research Authority if planning to submit. (Nonprofit, overhead)

http://www.spencer.org/small-research-grants-program-statement

 

1.8 | The Ataxia-Telangiectasia Children’s Project: Research Grant Program (LOI)

Developing a clearer understanding of ataxia-telangiectasia. To find a timely cure, or life-improving treatments, for this serious disease. Funding: US$75,000 per year. https://www.communityatcp.org/GrantGuidelines

 

1.8 | National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG): Seed Grant

Exploring the etiology, prevention and treatment of gambling disorder: • Pilot and feasibility studies • Secondary analysis of existing data • Small, self-contained research projects • Development of research methodology • Development of new research technology. Funding: up to $30,000 for 1 year.

http://goo.gl/Gzy6OO

 

18.8 | Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) – Letter of intent

Preclinical Drug Discovery: Seeks to fill the critical translational funding gap between basic research and later stage drug development by funding promising preclinical drug discovery and biomarker development programs relevant to Alzheimer's disease, related dementias and cognitive aging. Funding: $150,000-$600,000 for 1/2 years.

Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials: Designed to increase the number of novel and repurposed treatments tested in humans for Alzheimer's disease, related dementias and cognitive aging. It funds biomarker-based, proof-of-concept pilot clinical trials, as well as Phase 1 safety testing and IND-enabling studies to accelerate new drugs into trials. Funding: Up to $1.5 million.

Biomarkers Development: Seeks to support the development and validation of novel and existing biomarkers that will enhance the design and performance of clinical trials for Alzheimer's disease, related dementias, and cognitive aging. Funding: $150,000-$300,000/year for 1/2 years.

http://www.alzdiscovery.org/research-and-grants/request-for-proposal

 

21.8 | Russell Sage Foundation: Awards in Basic Social Science - LOI

Programs in: * Social, Economic, and Political Effects of the Affordable Care Act * Integrating Biology and Social Sciences * Computational Social Sciences

Major awards range $35K - $150K (including overhead).

If intending to apply must contact Research Authority in advance – non-profit.

http://www.russellsage.org/research/categories/requests-proposals

 

31.8 | International Team for Implantology (ITI): Research Programs

Funding for Implantology preclinical and clinical research in implant dentistry and related fields. Two types of grants:

Small Grant: for new investigators. Funding: up to $50,000.
Large Grant: for experienced researchers established the field. Funding: up to $200,000.

http://www.iti.org/?a=1&t=0&y=3001&r=0&n=288&i=&c=25&v=page&o=&s

31.8 | John Templeton Foundation: Multiple funding areas (Online Funding Inquiry Form)

** Science & the Big Questions:

- Mathematical & Physical Sciences: Foundational questions in mathematics or that seek a deeper understanding of the nature of reality within the realm of physics, cosmology, astronomy, chemistry, or other physical sciences. Projects that are unlikely to be supported by conventional funding sources are especially encouraged.

- Life Sciences: Projects investigating the evolution and fundamental nature of life, human life, and mind, especially as they relate to issues of meaning and purpose. Projects are welcome from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, including the biological sciences, neuroscience, archeology, and paleontology.

- Human Sciences: Projects that apply the tools of anthropology, sociology, political science, and psychology to the various moral and spiritual concepts as altruism, creativity, free will, generosity, gratitude, intellect, love, prayer, and purpose.

- Philosophy & Theology: Projects that attempt to develop new philosophical and theological insights, especially (but not only) in relation to advances in scientific understanding.

- Science in Dialogue: Projects that bring one or more scientific disciplines into a mutually enriching discussion with theology and/or philosophy, whether for a scholarly audience or the public at large.

** Character Virtue Development

** Individual Freedom & Free Markets: Research intended to liberate the initiative of individuals and nations and to establish the necessary conditions for the success of profit-making enterprise

** Exceptional Cognitive Talent and Genius: Support for young people who demonstrate exceptional talent in mathematics and science

** Genetics: seeks to aggressively accelerate the rate of progress in genetics by funding novel approaches and contrarian research, especially research that is undervalued by traditional funding sources

Funding: ranges from a few months to up to three years with amounts ranging from $200K to more than $1M.

www.templeton.org/what-we-fund/core-funding-areas

31.8 | Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy (FSH) Society: Basic Research Grants, Research Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Fellowships

(Submit LOI any time prior) Understanding of the molecular genetics and cause of Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy.

Funding: ranges from $5,000 to $125,000 per year with possible extensions. Note: Please contact Research Authority if planning to submit (non-profit).

https://www.fshsociety.org/our-grants/

1.9 | The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT) funds

Funds and facilitates laboratory or clinical research projects with the potential to advance knowledge that might lead to a cure for Parkinson’s disease. Funding: average projects have fallen within the range of £50,000 to £250,000 with a duration of 1-3 years.

https://www.cureparkinsons.org.uk/applyfunding

 

1.9 | Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA): Translational Research (LOI)

Drug development program, which is exclusively focused on funding the discovery and clinical application of treatments and cures for neuromuscular diseases. MVP funds projects from proof-of-principle studies through phase 2 trials. Funding ranges for Research and Development (up to $500,000), Preclinical (up to $1 million)' Early Clinical (Phase I/II) (up to $3 million) for 2 years.

https://www.mda.org/research/funding-opportunities

 

1.9 | The Brain Tumor Charity: Expanding Theories awards: The goal of this award is to develop novel concepts that may eventually lead to significant improvements in clinical outcome, including quality of life, for patients with brain tumours. Funding: up to £120,000 over 2 years.

https://www.thebraintumourcharity.org/our-research/for-researchers/funding-opportunities/expanding-theories/

 

1.9 | The Brain Tumor Charity: Quality of Life Awards

Seeking applications that increase our understanding of quality of life. The project can focus on any part of the patient pathway from diagnosis to remission and survivorship, or end of life care. Applications could include but is not limited to: Symptom management, Treatment side effects, Cognitive impairments, Emotional and mental health, Survivorship issues, Communication and social isolation, Relationships. Funding: up to £300,000 for up to three years. The Principal Applicant does not need to be based in the UK but the research has to be relevant to the UK landscape

https://www.thebraintumourcharity.org/our-research/for-researchers/funding-opportunities/quality-of-life-call/

 

15.9 | Fats and Proteins Research Foundation (FPRF): Research on rendered animal products (Pre-Proposals)

Seeks to enhance current uses of rendered animal products, improve rendering processes, and develop new applications. The key area of focus are livestock nutrition (including aquaculture), pet food nutrition, feed safety, sustainability, and novel technologies. In recent years, FPRF has averaged approximately 5 grants per year at a level of $45,000 each.

http://www.fprf.org

 

15.9 | Foundation for Prader-Willi Research (FPWR): Research Grant - LOI

Aim: to support research relevant to PWS, particularly projects that will lead to new interventions to alleviate the symptoms. Priority will be given to: molecular basis of the PWS phenotype, regulation of appetite and energy homeostasis in individuals with PWS; development and evaluation of therapeutic interventions to regulate appetite and satiety in PWS, etiology of medical, behavioral and psychiatric complications in PWS; development and evaluation of therapeutic interventions, understanding pyschopathalogy in PWS; development and evaluation of interventions.  Funding: $100,000 for 1 yr, with the possibility of a second year upon competitive renewal.

https://www.fpwr.org/grant-program/

 

15.9 | Union for International Cancer Control (UICC): Yamagiwa-Yoshida Memorial Cancer Study Grants

Three-month fellowship to initiate, set-up, or pursue bilateral cancer research projects with collaborating investigators abroad, to exchange and exploit complementary skills and material, and receive training in advanced experimental research methods and techniques. $10,000.

http://www.uicc.org/programmes/geti/our-activities/study-grants

 

19.9 | Thrasher Research Funds: Early Career Awards – in children’s health (Concept Paper)

Funds research topics important to children’s health. Both incidence and severity are considered when determining the significance of a problem being studied. $25K up to 2 years.

https://www.thrasherresearch.org/SitePages/early-career-award.aspx

 

22.9 | American Epilepsy Society: Seed Grant Program

Fosters collaborative interactions between two or more established investigators to make future grants related to epilepsy more competitive for larger awards. Funding: $20,000 for 1 year. (Contact Research Authority if planning to submit- overhead)

https://www.aesnet.org/research/funding%20for%20established%20investigators/seed_grant_program

 

30.9 | U.S. DOD Office of Naval Research: Navy and Marine Corps Science and Technology Long Range BAA – White papers / Full proposals

(Submission anytime up to deadline)

Basic research, applied research, or advanced technology development, broad areas including: Computers and Communication, Cyberspace security, Electronics, Sensors and Network Research, Advanced weapons, Force protection technologies, Human, social, culture and behavior modeling, improving human performance, Intelligence and surveillance, Logistic support from sea-based platforms, Maritime sensing, Ocean engineering and marine systems, and undersea signal processing; Ocean, atmosphere and space research, Ship systems and engineering; Materials science and technology, Biomedicine, Sea based aviation; Autonomous systems

Prior to preparing proposals, potential offerors are strongly encouraged to contact the POC. Funding and duration unspecified

http://www.onr.navy.mil/~/media/Files/Funding-Announcements/BAA/2017/N00014-17-S-B001.ashx

 

30.9 | U.S. DOD Army - Medical Research and Materiel Command – BAA for Extramural Medical Research – Pre-application

(Pre-proposals accepted on a rolling basis until deadline)

Research Areas of Interest: Military Infectious Diseases, Combat Casualty Care, Military Operational Medicine, Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine, Medical Biological/Chemical Defense, Medical Simulation and Information Sciences, Radiation Health Effects. Funding not specified, period may be up to 5 years.

http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=289274

 

30.9 | U.S. Department of Energy (DOE): Office of Science Financial Assistance Program

(Pre-application recommended, applications accepted on a rolling basis until deadline)

Aim: grant applications for support in the following program areas: Advanced Scientific Computing (Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Computational Partnerships, Network Environment Research), Basic Energy Sciences (Materials Chemistry, Biomolecular Materials, Synthesis and Processing Science, Condensed Matter Physics-Experimental+Theoretical, Physical Behavior of Materials, Mechanical Behavior and Radiation Effects, X-ray Scattering, Neutron Scattering, Electron and Scanning Probe Microscopies, Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Sciences, Gas Phase Chemical Physics, Computation and Theoretical Chemistry, Condensed Phase and Interfacial Molecular Science, Catalysis Science, Separations and Analysis, Heavy Element Chemistry, Geosciences, Solar Photochemistry, Photosynthetic Systems, Physical Biosciences, BES Accelerator and Detector Research) Biological and Environmental Research, Fusion Energy Sciences, High Energy Physics, and Nuclear Physics. Funding: typically for 3 years, in 2015 between $2k-$4m/yr.

https://pamspublic.science.energy.gov/WebPAMSExternal/Interface/Proposal/Solicitation/FOAList.aspx

 

30.9 | U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA): Broad Agency Announcement

(Submission anytime up to deadline)

Aim: special projects and programs associated with NOAA's strategic plan and mission goals: (a) Understand and predict the impacts of a changing climate on weather patterns, water resources, and ocean and coastal ecosystems; (b) Assist society in preparing for and responding to weather-related events; (c) Maintain marine fisheries, habitats, and biodiversity sustained within healthy and productive ocean ecosystems. (d) Increase resiliency of coastal and great lakes communities and ensure they are environmentally and economically sustainable.

https://coast.noaa.gov/funding/_pdf/NOAA-BAA-NOAA-NFA-NFAPO-2016-2004791-posted-12.30.2015-closing-09.30.2017.pdf

 

30.9 | Foundation for Gender-Specific Medicine: Best Original Research Paper on Gender-Specific Medicine at Molecular/Cellular Level

Encourage submissions of original research or scholarly legal/ethical commentary of the highest quality concerning the relevance of biological sex/gender to cutting edge 21st-century science for publication in Gender and the Genome. A prize of $25,000

http://www.liebertpub.com/lpages/gg-birch-award/194?_ga=1.137108469.459723719.1433328493

 

30.9 | Fritz Thyssen Foundation: projects in humanities, social sciences, and biomed fields

Support of projects in areas including: History, Language & Culture,The interdisciplinary field "Image and Imagery", State, Economy and Society,The interdisciplinary field "International Relations",Medicine and the Natural Sciences Interdisciplinary projects are also welcome. German partner required. Funding: not specified, approx. €200K. Note: please contact Research Authority if planning to submit - overhead not covered

http://www.fritz-thyssen-stiftung.de/funding/types-of-support/support-of-projects/?L=1

 

1.10 | NATO: Science for Peace and Security

Collaborative projects with NATO countries addressing the SPS key priorities include: * counter-terrorism * energy security * cyber defense * defense against chem/bio/radiological/nuclear agents * environmental security * border and port security * mine and UOD detection/clearance.

- Multi-year research & development projects of 3-4 yrs. The budget is not specified. In past years the budget was limited to €400,000 over the 3 yr period.

- Advanced Training Course: 5-7 day course averaging €60,000.

- Advanced Research Workshop: 2-5 day workshop averaging €30,000-€40,000.

NATO countries: Albania, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, UK and US.

Please contact Research Authority if planning to submit (Overhead).

http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natohq/topics_85373.htm

http://www.nato.int/cps/en/natolive/85291.htm

 

1.10 | Scoliosis Research Society (SRS): Funding opportunities

- Standard grant: grant applications may be in any area of spinal deformity research, although an additional funding source for grants focusing on the etiology of scoliosis is available in conjunction with the Cotrel Foundation. Funding: of $25,000 per year for two years

- New Investigator grant A new investigator is defined as someone who is either a fellow or within 10 years of completion of fellowship or equivalent specialist training in their country and has not previously been awarded funding from a major funding organization. The maximum award is $25,000 and the duration of research may extend up to two years.

- Small Exploratory grant This grant is designed specifically for new investigators who have a preliminary concept they would like to develop into a research project. The maximum grant award for this category is $10,000 for 1 year.

- Alf Nachemson Evidence Based Medicine award studies that aim to provide the best available evidence by which to improve our knowledge and practice in the care of patients with spinal deformities. Funding: of $25,000 per year for two years

http://www.srs.org/professionals/research-and-journal/research-grants

 

1.10 | EMBO: Women in (Life) Science Award

Nominees should be excellent female scientists who have made significant contributions to molecular life sciences in the last 5 years. Funding: €10K

http://www.febs.org/our-activities/awards/febs-embo-women-in-science-award/

 

1.10 | European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO): Keynote Lecture by EMBO Members

EMBO or Associate Members giving keynote lecture at their major international scientific meeting wherein the lecture has status of a keynote lecture (entitled “The EMBO Lecture.”) held in an EMBC Member State. €1,000 (in Europe) or €2,000 (international).

http://www.embo.org/funding-awards/lecture-grants/keynote-lectures#about

 

1.10 | Cogito Foundation: Research Grants for Interdisciplinary Research on the cultural gap between science and humanities

to encourage the dialogue between science and technology on the one hand and humanities and the social sciences on the other; Research that addresses the questions of how the gap between the cultures came to be about, what caused it and how it developed, what has been done so far to bridge it and how successfully. Projects require real interdisciplinary research cooperation among humanists and scientists. Funding: up to 3 yrs. Funding amounts in 2013 were in the range of 15,500 to 189,000 CHF.

http://www.cogitofoundation.ch/en/default.asp

 

2.10 | Post-Polio Health International (PHI)- Post-Poliomyelitis and Neuromuscular Respiratory Disease Research

Aim: to study the causes, treatment and management of the late effects of polio and to explore historical, social, psychological and independent living aspects of living with polio. Funding: $50,000 / year for up to 2 years.

http://www.post-polio.org/res/rfcall.html

 

4.10 | National MS Society (NMSS): Pilot research grants

Funds High-risk pilot grants to quickly test innovative, cutting-edge ideas or untested methods, and to gather sufficient preliminary data to apply for longer-term funding. Welcomes applications for studies related to multiple sclerosis that may serve to advance our mission of stopping MS progression, restoring function and improving quality of life, and preventing MS. The Society supports fundamental as well as applied studies, non-clinical or clinical in nature, including projects in patient management, care and rehabilitation. Please contact research authority if planning to submit (overhead). Funding: $40,000 for 1 year.

http://www.nationalmssociety.org/For-Professionals/Researchers/Society-Funding/Pilot-Research-Grants

 

13.10 | Institut Mérieux: Research Grants Program

Fields of interest are: infectious diseases, cancer biomarkers and immunotherapy, food and water safety, nutrition with a particular focus on the suspected links between metabolism and microbiota.

Advanced Research Grants: provide €100K - €200K for 2 years and are dedicated to very innovative projects.

Starting Research Grants: provide €40K for 2 years and are dedicated to very promising projects that will need further nurturing.

http://www.institut-merieux.com/en/innovation/merieux-research-grants/

 

13.10 | Fanconi Anemia Research Fund: Research Grant

Seeks to improve the lives of individuals with Fanconi anemia through research that focuses on the rapid discovery and development of therapies or strategies that treat, control, or cure Fanconi anemia.

Funding: do not have a specific budget However, grants awarded average $150,000–$175,000 for two years. Note: please contact Research Authority if planning to submit - overhead not covered

http://fanconi.org/index.php/research

 

15.10 | Starkey Hearing Foundation: Grant program

Primary focus is on hearing healthcare, however, related areas such as Health, Human Services, Education, and Community projects are also considered

https://www.starkeyhearingfoundation.org/Grants-Program

 

15.10 | Angelman Syndrome Foundation (ASF): Call for Research Proposals

Highest priority will be given to pilot projects to test new ideas about pathogenesis and therapeutics of Angelman syndrome, translational research and clinical research studies. Of particular interest are studies related to communication, behavioral issues and identification of issues and treatments. Funding: up to $100K / yr for 1-2 years.

https://www.angelman.org/research/call-for-proposals/

 

24.10| NIH: Emerging Questions in Cancer Systems Biology - LOI

(Additional deadlines: May 22 2018, Oct 23 2018)

Aim: Collaborative interdisciplinary (physical and life science) research projects that utilize systems biology approaches to address emerging questions in cancer initiation, progression, and treatment. Projects must integrate experimental biology and computational modeling to test and validate novel hypotheses in cancer research. Duration: 5 years max. (U01 Cooperative agreement)

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-16-131.html

 

30.10 | Iacocca Family Foundation: type 1 diabetes research programs

Novel projects which directly accelerate a cure for type 1 diabetes or inform the understanding of the disease by a related or complementary mechanism of action. Investigators focusing directly on type 1 diabetes research or autoimmune diseases are encouraged to apply with projects that focus on type 1 diabetes. One year grants ranging in amounts of $10,000 - $500,000.

http://www.iacoccafoundation.org/diabetes-research/grant-guidelines

1.11 | Spencer Foundation: Education Research Small Grants

This program aims to fund academic work that will contribute to the improvement of education, broadly conceived

Funding: up to $50,000.Please contact Research Authority if planning to submit. (Nonprofit, overhead)

http://www.spencer.org/small-research-grants-program-statement

 

1.11 | The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT) funds

Funds and facilitates laboratory or clinical research projects with the potential to advance knowledge that might lead to a cure for Parkinson’s disease. Funding: average projects have fallen within the range of £50,000 to £250,000 with a duration of 1-3 years.

https://www.cureparkinsons.org.uk/applyfunding

 

1.11 | Partnership for Clean Competition (PCC): Pre-application advancing anti-doping field and integrity in sport

PCC supports high-quality, high-impact, novel research that has a high likelihood of success and of resulting in methods or products that will advance the anti-doping field and ensure integrity in sport. Areas of investigation reflect the PCC's current research priorities:

- Developing methods of cost-effective testing to detect and deter the use of banned and illegal substances.
- Developing testing protocols to detect designer substances used for doping purposes.
- Improving existing analytical methods to detect particular drugs, ex. GH, IGF-1, EPO, hCG.
- Developing analytical methods to detect performance enhancing drugs not currently detectable.
- Longitudinal urinary excretion patterns, metabolism and dose-concentration. 
- Critical reviews to support interpretation of laboratory data.
- Alternative specimens, (ex. oral fluid, dried blood/plasma spots) for testing.

Funding: between $10,000 to $400,000

https://www.cleancompetition.org/Concourse/Applications

 

1.11 | The Wenner-Gren Foundation: various opportunities in anthropology

- Dissertation Fieldwork Grants: Awarded to aid doctoral or thesis research. The program contributes to the Foundation's overall mission to support basic research in anthropology and to ensure that the discipline continues to be a source of vibrant and significant work that furthers our understanding of humanity's cultural and biological origins, development, and variation. $20,000.

- Post-PhD Research Grants: awarded to individuals holding a Ph.D. or equivalent degree to support individual research projects. Applicants must be engaged in research that contributes to anthropological knowledge. $20,000

http://www.wennergren.org/grantprograms/4

 

15.11 | CurePSP: Venture Grants

CurePSP promotes research that helps generate an integrated picture of PSP and CBD at the molecular & cellular levels. Particular interests:

Funding: Up to $100K over 3 years.

http://www.psp.org/i-want-to-learn/investigator-resources-2/

 

17.11 | Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF) – Letter of intent

Preclinical Drug Discovery: Seeks to fill the critical translational funding gap between basic research and later stage drug development by funding promising preclinical drug discovery and biomarker development programs relevant to Alzheimer's disease, related dementias and cognitive aging. Funding: $150,000-$600,000 for 1/2 years.

Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials: Designed to increase the number of novel and repurposed treatments tested in humans for Alzheimer's disease, related dementias and cognitive aging. It funds biomarker-based, proof-of-concept pilot clinical trials, as well as Phase 1 safety testing and IND-enabling studies to accelerate new drugs into trials. Funding: Up to $1.5 million.

Biomarkers Development: Seeks to support the development and validation of novel and existing biomarkers that will enhance the design and performance of clinical trials for Alzheimer's disease, related dementias, and cognitive aging. Funding: $150,000-$300,000/year for 1/2 years.

http://www.alzdiscovery.org/research-and-grants/request-for-proposal

 

1.12 | Gerber Foundation: Pediatric Research Projects (Concept papers)

Aim: To enhance the nutrition, care, and development of infants and young children. The foundation is accepting concept papers for health and/or nutrition-related research projects with potential to have a significant impact on issues affecting infants and young children from birth to three years of age. Funding: $350,000 for 3 years.

http://www.gerberfoundation.org/faq/

1.12 | Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA): Translational Research (LOI)

Drug development program, which is exclusively focused on funding the discovery and clinical application of treatments and cures for neuromuscular diseases. MVP funds projects from proof-of-principle studies through phase 2 trials. Funding ranges for Research and Development (up to $500,000), Preclinical (up to $1 million)' Early Clinical (Phase I/II) (up to $3 million) for 2 years.

https://www.mda.org/research/funding-opportunities

 

15.12 | Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA):  Research Grant – letter of intent

Independent investigator with projects aimed at developing treatments for the muscular dystrophies and related diseases of the neuromuscular system. $100,000 per yr/3 yrs.

https://www.mda.org/research/funding-opportunities

 

5.1.18 | The Glaucoma Foundation: Research Grant in glaucoma

Area of current focus for TGF's Grant Research program is exfoliation syndrome and exfoliation glaucoma. First year $40,000; renewable for $50,000 one year. Please note: hard copy applications must research the foundation`s office by, January 8.

http://www.glaucomafoundation.org/Grant_Application.htm

 

5.2.18 | U.S. Army Behavioral and Social Sciences BAA – White paper

(Full proposals accepted on a rolling basis until deadline)

Aim: basic, applied, and advanced scientific research on topics such as: improved training, team performance, simulation tools, personnel assessment, organizational behavior, cross-cultural operations.

https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=f6fef3f4e6dec72bc450ecd800ad1403&tab=core&_cview=1

 

10.8.18 | U.S. DOD DARPA: Microsystems Technology Office (MTO) Broad Agency Announcement (HR0011-16-S-0001) - Abstracts

(Abstracts accepted on a rolling basis up to deadline)

Aim: revolutionary research ideas in areas such as (but not limited to): · Imaging Architectures and Systems · Chip Scale Sensors · Computational Architectures and Algorithms for Artificial Intelligence (AI) · Electro-Optical Infrared · MEMS · cold-atom microsystems · Energy-Efficient Computing · Hardware Assurance, Reliability & Validation · Hardware for Advanced Signal Processing · Low Power Electronics · Microsystem Design & CAD · Microsystems for Directed Energy · Microsystems for Precision Navigation & Timing · Microsystems for RF/Optical Transceivers · Non-Silicon Electronics · Novel Photonic Devices · Photonic & Electronic Interconnects · Processing Techniques for Imaging and Spectral Recognition · Quantum Devices. Funding: typically up to $1M for 1 year

https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=7762305a38d0dc2db15930657469ec9a&tab=core&_cview=0

 

31.12.18 | U.S. DHS - Science & Technology: Long Range BAA – Homeland Security – White paper

(White papers accepted on a rolling basis until deadline)

Aim: support basic and applied homeland security research in the following areas: Border and Maritime Security, development of standards in the areas of Digital Imaging and Communication Security, Cyber Security, Explosives Countermeasures, First Responder Capabilities, Data-driven Analytics Solution Architectures, including People Screening, Sensors and systems, Unmanned Aircraft systems, Forensic analysis tools, Improved visualization tools, Communication devices, Data Privacy Technologies, Predictive Analysis

Explosive Detection Technologies, Biometrics.

https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=5f2eabdf6207bf8e46a7b2102ad26e66&tab=core&_cview=0

http://goo.gl/G4Ium0

http://goo.gl/ZwXfFx

 

U.S. Air Force (AFOSR): Research Interests of the Air Force –
Engineering, Complex systems, Information and networks, Chemistry, Physical, Biological sciences

(Open on an ongoing basis until superseded)

AFOSR is looking for new basic research ideas and is open to considering any unique and revolutionary concepts (pre-coordination is strongly encouraged). Funding ranges are $200-400K per year for 3 to 5 years.

Engineering and Complex Systems - Dynamic Materials and Interactions, Electronic Materials and Devices, Energy, Combustion and Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics, Flow Interactions and Control, High-Speed Aerodynamics, Low Density Materials, Multi-Scale Structural Mechanics and Prognosis, Space Propulsion and Power, Test Science for Test and Evaluation (T&E)

Information and Networks - Computational Cognition and Machine Intelligence, Computational Mathematics, Dynamics and Control, Dynamic Data Driven Applications Systems, Information Operations and Cybersecurity, Optimization and Discrete Mathematics, Science of Information, Computation, Learning, and Fusion, Systems and Software, Trust and Influence

Physical Sciences - Aerospace Materials for Extreme Environments, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Electromagnetics, Laser and Optical Physics, Optoelectronics and Photonics, Plasma and Electro-Energetic Physics, Quantum Electronic Solids, Quantum Information Sciences, Remote Sensing and Imaging Physics, Space Science, Ultrashort Pulse Laser-Matter Interactions

Chemistry and Biological Sciences - Biophysics, Human Performance and Biosystems, Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Microsystems, Molecular Dynamics and Theoretical Chemistry, Natural Materials, Systems, and Extremophiles, Organic Materials Chemistry

www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=af24f5db51a73441e3bd108f3041839a&tab=core&_cview=0

 

Foreign - all year round:

 

Cancer Research:

 

Rising Tide Foundation: Programs in Libertarian, Social/education, and Cancer Funding

-       Cancer Research: novel option to prevent, detect, diagnose or treat cancer / all types / early stage clinical trials preferred / translational research if directly linked to a clinical trial / clinical trials that can be activated within 3 years or less.

Funding/duration not specified.

http://www.risingtide-foundation.org/#!grant-programs/c1ugo

 

Solving Kids’ Cancers: The Therapeutic Development Initiative (TDI) - neuroblastoma, pediatric CNS tumors and/or sarcomas

TDI supports clinical testing of promising therapies that may significantly improve treatment for children with pediatric cancer. Final pre-clinical work that is requisite to the submission of a protocol may be considered in certain circumstances. The clinical study must focus on neuroblastoma, pediatric CNS tumors and/or sarcomas. Additional pediatric cancer types included in the study protocol may be acceptable. Funding: $50K - $600K over 2 years.  

http://www.solvingkidscancer.org/researchandgrants/instructions

 

Pediatric Low Grade Astrocytoma Foundation (PLGA): Brain Tumor Research Grants

Proposals related to basic and translational projects that can advance understanding of the underlying biology of the development and treatment of PLGA tumors will be considered. Investigators in the early years of their careers are encouraged to apply. Funding can be awarded over one to three years.  

http://akidsbraintumorcure.org/medical-research-on-childhood-brain-tumors/apply-for-a-plga-sponsored-grant/

 

The Gateway for Cancer Research: Treatment Innovator

At The Gateway, our focus is on supporting treatment innovators who are innovating TODAY - researchers who seek treatments that can help save the lives of today's cancer patients. We encourage interdisciplinary teams and there are legal regulations when an MD needs to be involved.  * Gateway doesn’t fund: basic research and pre-clinical research in animals and no early prevention, detection, retrospective or educational studies.  

https://www.gatewaycr.org/research/apply-for-a-grant/

 

Union for International Cancer Control (UICC): International Cancer Technology Transfer (ICRETT) Fellowships

One month fellowship ($3400) to facilitate rapid international transfer of cancer research and clinical technology, to exchange knowledge and enhance skills in basic, clinical, behavioral and epidemiological research and cancer control and prevention and to acquire appropriate clinical management, diagnostic and therapeutic expertise for effective application upon return. Target candidates: Investigators, public health professionals and clinicians.

http://www.uicc.org/programmes/global-education-and-training-initiative-geti/fellowships

 

Liddy Shriver Sarcoma Initiative: Sarcoma Research Grants Program

Sponsors research targeted at finding a cure for sarcoma or attempts to develop more effective treatment regimens than those currently available. Funding: $25K - $250K. The Agency interests include (but are not limited) to:

- understanding the molecular biology of sarcomas

- exploring "molecular targets" for new sarcoma therapies

- studying chromosomal translocations, the oncogenes they generate and their role in sarcoma development

- translational studies

- studying vaccines, monoclonal antibodies, and mTOR inhibitors

- studying the use of nanotechnology in the diagnosis and treatment of sarcomas

- understanding the basis of radiation-induced sarcoma; modeling of the process of metastases

- exploring the differences in the development of sarcomas in children, adolescents, young adults and adults

- research directed at the early detection and diagnosis of sarcoma  

http://sarcomahelp.org/sarcoma-research.html

 

James S. McDonnell Foundation: Collaborative Activity Awards supports research in 3 areas: Bridging Brain, Mind, and Behavior; Complex Systems; and Brain Cancer Research. These awards support study panels, research networks or other ways of pushing work on mind/brain forward outside the usual mechanism of investigator-initiated research proposals. The collaborative award process is not used to support meetings, conferences, etc.   

www.jsmf.org/apply/collaborative/index.htm

 

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure: Basic and Clinical Research Grants - Initial research summary

Aim: Accelerating the development of new brain tumor treatments, at each stage of the drug development pipeline, to ensure promising leads are advanced as quickly as possible. Request to initially submit a 1000 word research summary.  

http://abc2.org/smarter-research/how-we-fund

 

Neurological Disorders and NeuroScience:

 

Dana Foundation: Clinical Neuroscience Research Grant Program

Dana is inviting grant proposals for "first in man" studies involving a few patients with devastating brain disease for which there currently is no effective treatment. Funded researchers set up "controlled clinical studies" in a small number of patients with a specific brain disease, based on promising animal studies suggesting that a specific therapy either treated the condition or prevented it from getting worse. In these controlled clinical studies, the new therapy is tested in some of the patients while the other patients continue to receive currently available treatment. Through this process, clinical researchers determine whether the tested new therapy shows initial promise beyond currently available treatment. Grant studies can receive up to $300K over 3 years.  

http://www.dana.org/grants/clinical-neuroscience-research/

 

Simons Foundation: Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) - Explorer Awards

The program is designed to enable focused experiments to gain a deeper understanding of the mechanisms underlying autism spectrum disorders or potential therapeutic approaches. The foundation seeks investigation at multiple levels, including but not limited to gene discovery, molecular mechanisms, circuits, anatomy, and cognition and behavior. Funding: $70K, for 1 year.     

http://sfari.org/funding/grants

 

FRAXA Research Foundation: Clinical Trial Grants (LOI)

FRAXA aims to accelerate research aimed at finding a specific treatment for fragile X syndrome.  Highest priority is given to clinical trials of potentially disease-modifying therapeutics which have previously been validated in fragile X animal models. (Please contact research authority it planning to submit- overhead)

http://www.fraxa.org/research/apply/

 

Other

 

Volkswagen Foundation: Life? – A fresh scientific approach to the basic principles of life - project outlines

The program encourages  projects that contribute to comprehending fundamental principles of life by working with systems resembling those of living ones or by exploring chemical and physical cellular processes. Funding can be made available for projects that link up most recent research from the interface between the natural and life sciences with the attempt to answer fundamental questions on life itself. This call also addresses methodic developments that may contribute to answering this question. Amongst others, the Foundation will consider approaches from systems biology, synthetic biology, cell biology, xenobiology, artificial intelligence or robotics and similar research areas. The main focus of the proposals should be to connect excellent research in the natural and life sciences with the aim to reveal fundamental characteristics of life.  Funding: Up to 10 projects can be funded per call, each in an amount of a maximum of 1.5 M euros over 5 years.

http://bit.ly/28JXXZW

 

U.S. DOD/Defense Threat Reduction Agency: Fundamental Research to Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) BAA – White Paper

Topics: WMD sensing and recognition (interactions between materials and various electromagnetic phenomena, molecules, nuclear radiation, and particles); Network sciences (response, resilience, and recovery of physical networks after exposure, rapid discovery, theories and representations for low observable WMD-related radical ideation from social networks); Protection (physical, biological, and engineering sciences to protect personnel, sensitive electronic systems, and structural infrastructure from the effects of WMD); Defeat (improving energetic materials for use against WMD facilities and systems); Securing WMD (handling, transport, control of access, or eliminating WMD components); Cooperative fundamental research to reduce the global threat of WMD in collaboration with a broad range of global research partners; Chemical and Biological Defense.

http://www.dtra.mil/Research/BasicandAppliedScienceDepartment/ResearchFundingOpportunities.aspx

http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=275322

 

The Campbell Foundation Funding AIDS Research: Research Grants (LOI)

LOIs should include a brief description of the research aims, an approximate one-year budget, a list of collaborating research teams, how it is novel research, and an explanation of how the project will apply to the HIV community at large within five to seven years from date of completion. Funding from $60,000 to $100,000 for 1 year. (Please contact research Authority if planning to submit- nonprofit).

http://www.campbellfoundation.net/grant-requests

BHD Foundation:  Foundation Grant – Birt Hogg Dubè – letter of intent

Projects that promote, advance and exploit research into molecular genetics, clinical investigations and therapeutic technologies so to understand, prevent, diagnose, relieve and ultimately cure symptoms caused by Birt-Hogg Dubè syndrome (BHD). No funding/duration specified.

http://www.bhdsyndrome.org/for-researchers/funding/

 

Rising Tide Foundation: Programs in Libertarian, Social/education, and Cancer Funding

-       Libertarian topics: leadership development, capacity building and training across a range of issues.

-       Social/education topics: projects that promote effective and scalable practices to enhance educational reform.

Funding/duration not specified.

http://www.risingtide-foundation.org/#!grant-programs/c1ugo

 

Wellcome Trust: Portfolio Awards – leading edge innovation in healthcare

Using a portfolio approach, ambitious, ground-breaking innovative solutions profoundly impacting healthcare that cannot be fully realized through a project-based funding approach. Considered: therapeutics, vaccines, diagnostics, medical devices and regenerative medicine. Proposals that draw upon multiple disciplines, such as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics and engineering, are equally encouraged. Also encouraged are proposals of interdisciplinary research across the Trust remit in Science, Humanities and Social Science, and Innovations. Duration/funding not specified.

http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/Innovations/Awards/Portfolio-Awards/index.htm

 

European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) – various opportunities

– Short-term fellowships: To advance molecular biology research by helping scientists to visit another laboratory for applying a technique not available in the home laboratory. The fellowships are only provided for exchanges between 2 EMBC member states and are not awarded for exchanges between two laboratories within the same country. The fellowships cover travel plus subsistence of the fellow alone.

http://www.embo.org/funding-awards/fellowships/short-term-fellowships

- Travel Grants: travel grants are provided for participants to attend EMBO practical courses, lecture courses, symposia, and other select EMBO events. Covers travel only.

http://www.embo.org/funding-awards/travel-grants

 

Alpha-1 Foundation: Out of-Cycle ***Research grants in Alpha-1 Antitrypsin (AAT) Deficiency

Purpose: to support large, typically clinical grants that do not fit into the in-cycle grant program. The investigator should contact the Foundation before considering applying for an out-of-cycle application.  

http://alpha-1foundation.org/research-grant-opportunities/

 

Dystonia Medical Research Foundation: Research Grants

The DMRF supports research related to the causes, mechanisms, prevention, and treatment of all dystonias. Funding/duration not specified.  

https://www.dystonia-foundation.org/research/for-researchers/funding-opportunities

 

Terumo Life Science Foundation: General R&D Subsidies (Overseas)

Funds research and development programs in the medical, public health, and other fields engaged in related research effort in developing countries in Africa and other regions.~3-million yen ($24,000)/1 yr.  

http://www.terumozaidan.or.jp/english/

 

European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes (EFSD): Albert Renold Travel Fellowships for Young Scientists

Aims to enable young scientists to travel and stay (3 months or less) at other institutions in order to learn different scientific techniques related to diabetes research. Paid members of EASD under the age of 35 with PhD or 40 years MD/PhD with clinical training on 1 January in the year the fellowship is awarded. Submissions must be received 6 weeks prior to date of proposed travel; travel must be completed within 9 months of receipt of award. Funds up to 8,000 Euro.   

http://www.europeandiabetesfoundation.org/index.php/ct-menu-item-5/9-general-pages/154-albert-renold

 

DFG – German Science Foundation: Research Training Group and International Research Training Groups  

Research Training Groups (comprised of one or more universities) are established to promote young researchers; they are run by 5-10 professors with expertise in any field. There are two program profiles: 1) research: focuses on one main topic; and 2) qualification: enables doctoral researchers to produce independent research findings with international visibility, and simultaneously qualify for domestic and international academic and non-academic job market.

International research training groups are structured doctoral programs run by German universities in conjunction with universities abroad, promoting systematic research cooperation from the partner group.

There is a two-stage proposal process: draft proposal that leads to invitation for full proposal. Funding is for nine years in two 4.5 year segments.

http://www.dfg.de/en/research_funding/programmes/coordinated_programmes/research_training_groups/index.html

http://www.dfg.de/formulare/54_05/

 

DFG – German Science Foundation: Grants to Support the Initiation of International Collaboration  

Funds collaborative activities, such as three-month research stays at partner institutions, guest visits, or joint workshops, between international partners.

http://www.dfg.de/en/research_funding/programmes/international_cooperation/initiation_international_collaboration/in_brief/index.html

Criteria for successful submissions: http://www.uni-tuebingen.de/Mikrobiogen/DFG-Presentation.pdf

 

The Coca-Cola Company: Community Support Application – various topics .   

Water Stewardship: Supports initiatives that provide access to clean water and sanitation, watershed protection in water-stressed regions, the utilization of water for production and or multiple use systems that do more than provide clean drinking water, and education and awareness programs that promote water conservation within communities and industry.

Active Healthy Living: Supports initiatives that provide access to exercise, physical activity and nutritional education programs, initiatives that motivate behavior modification, and projects that encourage lifestyle/behavioral changes.

Community Recycling: Supports initiatives to increase liter abatement efforts, advance recovery and reuse, increase community recycling awareness, and offers support for research and innovation.

Education: Supports programs that offer scholarships, school drop-out prevention projects, access to educational programming, and other educational initiatives deemed critical by our local business units.

Locally-Designated Priorities: Responds to critical local initiatives related to HIV/AIDS education and prevention and malaria in Africa and Latin America, youth development initiatives in Europe and diversity initiatives in the United States.

No $ limit; no specified project length limitation.

http://www.coca-colacompany.com/stories/community-requests-guidelines-application

 

Beyond Batten Disease Foundation – rolling acceptance of LOIs

BBDF is interested in novel targets and therapeutic approaches for juvenile Batten disease. Areas of interest are outlined at agency web site. Procedure is to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) that provides a preliminary overview of the project, resource, or conference. Awards vary between $5,000 up to $2-million, with an average academic grant of $150,000 over two years.  

https://beyondbatten.org/research/about-funding/

 

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America: Broad Medical Research Program - Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Grants  

Funding for up to 2 years for basic or clinical IBD research projects that: are innovative; are in the early stages of exploration; will improve diagnosis, therapy or prevention of IBD in the near future. In addition, BMRP wants to attract scientists who are not currently working in IBD to apply their knowledge, expertise and techniques to IBD research. Interdisciplinary collaboration is strongly encouraged. Requests for funding must be preceded by a brief Letter of Interest. Range of annual grant awards is $13,200 - $190,402 with a mean of $114,082

Special Requests for Proposals: Differences in IBD incidence between developing and developed countries. BMRP is funding innovative research into the possible reasons for low and high incidence of IBD in different areas of the globe. Proposals should be exploratory in nature or designed as pilot.

http://www.broadmedical.org/

 

Immune Tolerance Network (ITN): Clinical Trials and Assays & Biomarkers in diseases of the immune system - Concept Proposals  

ITN is a non-profit, government-funded consortium of researchers working together to establish new treatments for diseases of the immune system. The ITN conducts clinical trials of specialized immune tolerance therapies in the following areas:

* the prevention of organ transplant rejection (in liver, kidney and islet transplantation)

* the treatment of autoimmune diseases (such as type 1 diabetes, multiple sclerosis, lupus and others)

* the prevention and treatment of allergies and asthma

Clinical Trials: ITN accepts applications for novel clinical trials, in the areas of:

Islet Transplantation

Kidney & Liver Transplantation

Autoimmune Diseases

Allergy & Asthma

Assays & Biomarkers: ITN accepts applications for the development of novel tolerance assay or mechanistic studies, for the purposes of establishing new surrogate markers of immune tolerance and investigating the mechanisms of clinical tolerance.

** ITN does NOT accept proposals for non-human or preclinical studies.

www.immunetolerance.org/professionals/proposals/guidelines

 

Jeffery Modell Foundation: Immunodeficiency Research

*Specific Immune Defect Research Program -Goal: to support the study of mechanisms and presentation of specific defects of the immune system, leading to a better understanding of the conditions and their impact on overall health outcomes.

*Children Immune deficiency project – Goal: to alleviate disease, seek cures, and improve the quality of life of children affected with Primary Immunodeficiency.

Funding: up to $25K / yr for up to 2 years.

(Applications accepted on a rolling basis) Note: please contact Research Authority if planning to submit - overhead not covered

http://www.jmfworld.com/medical/research-grants/research-grants-1

 

Thrasher Research Fund: Pediatric Research

Supports medical research aimed to improve children's health in a variety of significant pediatric problems, with an emphasis on projects that have the potential to translate into clinically meaningful results within a few years. Both incidence and severity are considered when determining the significance of the proposed topic. Funding: the median award amount is $300K over 3 years.   

https://www.thrasherresearch.org/SitePages/al-thrasher-award.aspx

 

Action Duchenne: Research Grants - Pre Preposal

Action Duchenne will consider high quality applications throughout the year. The general research strategy is to increase understanding of Duchenne muscular dystrophy and to support research into, and evaluation of, potential management and treatment strategies. Only proposals which fit the funds' recommendations will be accepted: http://www.technion.ac.il/~research/ACTION_DUCHENNE.pdf. Range of previously funded projects $30K-$175K.  

http://www.actionduchenne.org/research/allocation-of-funding-and-process/

 

European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO): Short-term fellowships to advance molecular biology research by helping scientists to visit another laboratory for applying a technique not available in the home laboratory. The fellowships are only provided for exchanges between 2 EMBC member states and are not awarded for exchanges between two laboratories within the same country. The fellowships cover travel plus subsistence of the fellow alone.  

http://www.embo.org/funding-awards/fellowships/short-term-fellowships

 

Michelson Grants: non-surgical sterilization products or technologies for use in dogs and cats

Found Animals will provide up to $50 million in multiple, multi-year international grants through the Michelson Grants in Reproductive Biology, for promising research in pursuit of non-surgical sterilization products or technologies for use in dogs and cats. The Foundation seeks proposals for up to $250,000 USD per year for up to 3 years of funding.  

http://michelson.foundanimals.org/michelson-grants

 

Fanconi Anemia Research Fund: Multiple opportunities  

Generally interested in supporting interdisciplinary and translational research efforts that effectively address one or more of the following priorities:

-To understand how alteration of the genes and their products lead to the clinical manifestations of Fanconi anemia.

-To determine the causes of bone marrow failure, myelodysplasia and leukemia in

-To define the pathogenesis of cancers that affect persons with Fanconi anemia

-To identify practical and proactive management strategies

-To support the creation of shared resources, databases and technologies

Specific RFAs include:

-HPV Serology among Fanconi Anemia patients

-Head and Neck Carcinogenesis

-Endocrine Organ Dysfunction

Proposals may be submitted at any time throughout the year.

http://www.fanconi.org/index.php/research/grant_applications

 

Simons Foundation: Targeted Grants in Mathematics and Physical Sciences - LOI

The program is intended to support high-risk projects of exceptional promise and scientific importance on a case-by-case basis. Funding: flexible, for up to 5 years.

https://www.simonsfoundation.org/funding/funding-opportunities/mathematics-physical-sciences/targeted-grants-in-mps/

 

Michael J. Fox Parkinson Research: Alpha–synuclein Imaging Prize

A $2 million prize to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha–synuclein PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly

https://www.michaeljfox.org/research/imaging-prize.html

 

The Lymphatic Malformation Institute (LMI)

Focus: advancing the understanding of the lymphatic system and, specifically, of the rare lymphatic malformations, generalized lymphatic anomaly (GLA)/ Lymphangiomatosis and Gorham-Stout disease. Funding for 1 year.

Please Contact the research authority before applying (no overhead)

http://www.lmiresearch.org/funding-model/

 

Coalition to Cure Calpain 3: Research Grant

(Contact Research Authority if planning to submit- overhead)

Support for research for enabling further translational development that can lead to meaningful therapeutic approaches for limb-girdle muscular dystrophy, type 2A/calpainopathy (LGMD2A). In support of this goal C3 funds projects that are likely to expand the understanding of calpain 3 and LGMD2A disease.

http://www.curecalpain3.org/research/

 

Social Sciences, Education and Humanities:

 

The Sasakawa Peace Foundation – in social sciences, humanities, and peace studies

Funds projects promoting international understanding, exchange, and cooperation in consonance with SPF program policy/guidelines. Various opportunities: * regular projects * Sasakawa Pacific island nations fund * Sasakawa Pan Asia fund * Sasakawa Middle East Islam fund * and Sasakawa Japan-China friendship fund. Amount varies/1-3 yrs.  

http://www.spf.org/e/grants/point.html

 

Gerda Henkel Foundation: Small Grants in Historical Humanities

The Foundation funds German and foreign academics in the fields of historical humanities. The following fields are supported in particular: History; Prehistory and Early History; Archaeology; Art History; Historic Islamic Studies; Legal History; History of Science. Funding: up to €15K for the Small grants program. Higher amounts can be requested in the Foundation regular program.  

http://www.gerda-henkel-stiftung.de/general_references

 

General purpose:

 

DFG: Individual Grants Programme

DFG - the Germany research foundation funds German scientists but Israeli partners can be funded as subcontractors.   

http://www.dfg.de/en/research_funding/programmes/individual/index.html

 

Humboldt Foundation:  

Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Awards

Awarded to outstanding accomplishments in research, if they are expected to continue producing cutting-edge academic achievements and have a lasting impact beyond their area of specialization. Academics, regardless of their discipline or nationality, may be nominated, provided that they have received their doctoral degree within the past 18 years. Award winners are invited to conduct a research project of their own choosing in Germany in close collaboration with a specialist colleague. Project duration 6-12 months. Award amount is €45,000. Self-nomination is not possible. Nomination processing normally takes up to six months, selection committee meetings are held twice a year – currently at the beginning of spring and in early autumn.

http://www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/bessel-award.html

Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers

For highly-qualified scientists and scholars from abroad, who completed their doctorates less than 12 years ago to spend extended periods of research (6-18 months; may be divided up into a maximum of three blocks) in Germany. Candidates are expected to have their own, clearly defined research profile. Funding: fellowship of €3,150 per month. The selection committee meets every year in March, July and November.

http://www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/humboldt-fellowship-experienced.html

Humboldt Research Award

The award is granted in recognition of a researcher's entire achievements to date to academics whose fundamental discoveries, new theories, or insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements in the future. Award winners are invited to spend a period of up to one year cooperating on a long-term research project with specialist colleagues at a research institution in Germany. Nominations may be submitted by established academics in Germany or by award winners of the Humboldt Foundation working abroad, provided that the nomination is made jointly with a colleague working in Germany. Direct applications are not accepted. The award is valued at €60,000. Selection Committee meetings are held twice a year – currently at the beginning of spring and in early autumn.

http://www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/humboldt-award.html

 

James S. McDonnell Foundation: Collaborative Activity Awards supports interdisciplinary research in 3 areas: Bridging Brain, Mind, and Behavior; Complex Systems; and Brain Cancer Research. These awards support study panels, research networks or other ways of pushing work on mind/brain forward outside the usual mechanism of investigator-initiated research proposals. The collaborative award process is not used to support meetings, conferences, etc.  

www.jsmf.org/apply/collaborative/index.htm

 

Microsoft Azure for Research Award Program – Bi-monthly RFPs

Microsoft Research is soliciting proposals for the use of Microsoft Azure in research. We welcome research proposals from any branch of scholarly activity. We review these proposals on the fifteenth of even-numbered months (April, June, August, and so forth).   

http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/projects/azure/default.aspx#award-program

 

Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF):  

International Short Visits

For researchers abroad who wish to collaborate with researchers in Switzerland. During the visit, they pursue a small joint research project. The visits may last from one week to three months. The submission of an application is possible at any time, but must be deposited at least two months before the grant is due to start. Intended for all scientific disciplines. The grants include travel, room and board expenses.

http://www.snf.ch/en/funding/careers/international-short-visits/Pages/default.aspx

International Exploratory Workshops

For researchers in Switzerland who wish to organize workshops with participants from abroad. The workshops are an opportunity for researchers from different backgrounds to meet, share new insights and increase their knowledge in a field.A grant comprises travel, room and board costs for up to ten participants from abroad. The workshops may last from two to five days. Intended for all scientific disciplines.

http://www.snf.ch/en/funding/science-communication/international-exploratory-workshops/Pages/default.aspx

 

UK Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC): The Research Networking Scheme

The scheme is intended to support forums for the discussion and exchange of ideas, through, for example, a short-term series of workshops, seminars, networking activities or other events. The aim is to stimulate new debate across boundaries, for example, disciplinary, conceptual, theoretical, methodological, and/or international. Proposals should explore new areas, be multi-institutional and can include creative or innovative approaches or entrepreneurship. Funding: up to £30,000 for up to 2 yrs.

http://www.ahrc.ac.uk/funding/opportunities/current/researchnetworking/

 

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST): Measurement Science and Engineering (MSE) Research Grants

Applications will be considered on a continuing basis except to the Fire Research lab. Applications may be processed and considered for funding in the current fiscal year or in the next fiscal year, subject to the availability of funds. It is advised to consult with the contact person of each program before submission indicated for the following laboratories:

·         the Material Measurement Laboratory (MML);

·         the Physical Measurement Laboratory (PML);

·         the Engineering Laboratory (EL);

·         Fire Research (FR);

·         the Information Technology Laboratory (ITL);

·         the Communications Technology Laboratory (CTL);

·         the NIST Center for Neutron Research (NCNR);

·         the Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology (CNST);

·         the Special Programs Office (SPO);

·         the Standards Coordination Office (SCO);

·         the International and Academic Affairs Office (IAAO); and

·         the Associate Director for Laboratory Programs (ADLP).

http://www.nist.gov/director/upload/20160219-FY16-MSE-FFO.pdf

 

Lloyd's Register Foundation: Research Grants for Engineering-related Research Enhancing Safety – Pre-application  

Aim: to support engineering-related research, that makes a real difference in improving the safety of the critical infrastructure on which modern society relies. Priority areas include:

-Structural integrity and systems performance;

-Resilience engineering;

-Human and social factors;

-Emergent technologies

(See examples of funded projects in Case Studies #4, #5 here: http://www.lrfoundation.org.uk/funding/case-studies/).

Support provided to both fundamental, low-TRL (technology readiness level) research and more applied technology development. Duration: prefer longer-term research (provide examples of 4-5 years).  Please contact us (Robi 2152, robertg@trdf,technion.ac.il, Michal, 1745, michall@trdf.technion.ac.il) if considering to submit, to verify IP issues.

http://www.lrfoundation.org.uk/funding/