Don’t forget to send in your letters of intent for the following pilot funding opportunities from Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) and the Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC). Deadlines vary – See below or follow the links to the full requests for proposals for more information.
Pilot Project Funding for Catalyzing Translational Research
Letters of intent due: March 26, 2012 – Up to $100,000
Seeks collaborative, multidisciplinary projects that will lead to further research and funding in translational research. It supports collection of preliminary data or infrastructure work necessary to lead to a large grant application or significant licensing agreement.
OCTRI Community Pilot Grant
Letters of intent: March 19, 2012 – Up to $20,000 for one year.
The purpose of this funding mechanism is to encourage community-based research projects that will lead to external funding.
ONPRC/OCTRI Collaborative Research Program
Letter of intent due: March 16, 2012 – $50,000 to $75,000 for one year.
Provides pilot funding to encourage the use non-human primates (NHP) or NHP-derived materials for new collaborative projects that will lead to new external funding. Applications in the areas of genetics, metabolic disease, stem cell therapies, addiction, early childhood health and development, and aging research are strongly encouraged.
ONPRC Pilot Research Program
Letters of intent due: March 16, 2012 – Up to $75,000 for one year.
Provides pilot funding to encourage activities related to the use of NHPs for biomedical research or for studies enhancing the welfare or husbandry of NHPs. Pilot research should be developmental or high risk.
Looking for other internal sources of funding? Download this handout from our March Funding Focus on Internal Funding at OHSU.