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SBIR/STTR application support program: Solicitation for Phase 0 proposals

Business Oregon and the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute’s Biomedical Innovation Program are continuing their pilot program to help Oregon small businesses access federal funding through successful Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant applications. Currently, only OHSU startups or companies with OHSU intellectual property are eligible to apply. – Due date: July 6, 2015 for the SBIR/STTR Sept. 5, 2015 deadline (Phase 0 submissions must be received a … Read More

NIH S10 applications deadline extended to Apr. 29!

The deadline for internal proposals has been extended to April 29 to encourage OHSU faculty to submit your applications for the 2015 Shared Instrument Grant Program (S10). Don’t pass up the opportunity to acquire valuable resources for your lab! This program provides groups of NIH-supported investigators funds to purchase or upgrade a single item of specialized, commercially available instrumentation or an integrated instrumentation system. The cost of instrumentation must be at least $50,000 (note that this figure … Read More

Upcoming deadlines for two funding opportunities

Attention Post-docs! Supported by a five-year grant from the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), the University of Washington in Seattle, WA and the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, OR are excited to announce the Building Research across Inter-Disciplinary Gaps (BRIDG) T90/R90 Clinical Research Training Program in Complementary and Integrative Health. The BRIDG program is a two to three year immersive clinical research training program for both doctoral-level health care providers in the disciplines … Read More

Tartar Trust Fellowships; applications due May 22

Applications for Tartar Trust Fellowships, which provide up to $2,000 to students, postdocs, and faculty in the OHSU School of Medicine, are due May 22, 2015. Projects that are likely to enhance the applicant’s career development are of particular interest. Fellowship funds may be used to: Assist qualified graduate students in their research programs. Provide released time for a graduate teaching assistant for purposes of advancing the individual’s degree research. Support specially endowed medical students … Read More

Funding News from HHMI, the Gates Foundation, and the Simons Foundation

Speaking of funding innovations, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Simons Foundation, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have teamed up to offer a new award for junior faculty members. These early career scientists–called Faculty Scholars–would receive a one-time award of $100,000-400,000 over five years. Funds can be used for the following: Partial salary for faculty (up to 3 months and no more than $70,000) Salary for lab personnel Equipment Supplies Travel Publications Indirect costs … Read More

Funding Focus: DoD funding and insights from the Military Health Systems Research Symposium, Mar. 19

The Department of Defense funds research across the spectrum, from very basic science to social and behavioral studies. But how do you take advantage of these funds? Come to March’s Funding Focus, hosted by Research Funding & Development Services, to learn about what the DoD is currently interested in, the importance of networking, and how you can get support to attend the most important DoD biomedical research conference of the year, the Military Health Systems … Read More

Catalyst Award applications due Mar. 31

Applications for the Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) Catalyst Awards are due Mar. 31, 2015. This pilot project funding is designed to facilitate novel, collaborative, multidisciplinary studies that will lead to further research and funding in translational research. Catalyst awardee spotlight 2014 Garet Lahvis, Ph.D. “Oregon Animation Test for Social Reciprocity” Garet Lahvis, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience at OHSU. Dr. Lahvis’s research has focused on the development of objective assessments … Read More

Apply now for Pilot Project Funding for catalyzing translational research

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is now accepting applications for Pilot Project Funding for projects designed to support new clinical and translational research initiatives at OHSU. OCTRI will award between 4 to 6 awardees ($400,000 total) to facilitate novel, collaborative, multidisciplinary studies that will lead to further research and funding in translational research. The funding is specifically intended to enable the development of subsequent grant applications that will sustain the awardees’ research … Read More

NIDA now accepting submissions for innovation challenge

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), through its “Innovations in Measuring and Managing Addiction Treatment Quality” Challenge, plans to award $100,000 in total prizes for innovative ideas on how to improve the quality of addiction treatment services. Specifically, NIDA hopes to incentivize the development of novel concepts for quality measurement and quality management based on the latest science of addiction and its treatment. NIDA believes these new concepts will lead to performance measurement and … Read More

Oregon Scientist Development Award application deadline Feb. 15

The Medical Research Foundation (MRF) is accepting applications for the 2015 Oregon Scientist Development Award, which supports highly promising biomedical scientists seeking to develop their research careers in Oregon. The OSDA is designed to support exceptional, but not yet fully independent, young investigators seeking to make the transition from an intermediate rank to scientific independence. This includes investigators currently at the level of staff scientist, research assistant professor, instructor or similar transitional appointments. Applicants must … Read More

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