Current calls, week 19, 2017
Tips from KI Grants Office on current calls
Swedish and Nordic grants
Forskningsbidrag – Stiftelsen Psoriasisfonden och Stiftelsen Gösta A Karlssons 60-års fond
Stiftelserna stödjer vetenskapliga projekt som syftar till att öka kunskapen om psoriasis och psoriasisartrit, psoriasissjukas levnadsvillkor och utveckla bättre behandlingsmetoder. Man kan söka medel som enskild person eller via den institution/organisation man tillhör.
Closing date: 1 June 2017
Forskningsanslag inom medicin – Torsten Söderberg Foundation
Torsten Söderbergs Stiftelse inbjuder ansökningar om forskningsanslag och stipendier inom medicin. Dessa stöder medicinsk forskning och speciellt banbrytande forskning som vid lyckat utfall kan ge upphov till nya behandlingsmetoder. Behöriga att söka är forskare verksamma i Sverige. Svenska medborgare kan bedriva forskning utomlands. Utländska medborgare som ingår i ansökan ska vara bosatta i, och bedriva sin forskning i Sverige. Doktorander kan vara huvudsökande eller medsökande i en projektgrupp i maximalt fyra år. Det finns ingen begränsning för storleken på anslag som kan sökas.
Closing date: 1 September 2017
Strategic mobility, grant for personal mobility between academia and industry – Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF)
The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research invites proposals for its strategic mobility grant for personal mobility between academia and industry. This aims to increase personal mobility and cross-fertilisation between academia and industry. Researchers from academia and the business sector may apply. The host institutes or departments may be situated in either Sweden or abroad as long as the exchange is between one academic and one industry unit.
Closing date: 5 September 2017
Osteology researcher grants - Osteology Foundation
These grants support research on oral and maxillofacial tissue regeneration. Applications are open to advanced researchers in the field of oral tissue regeneration and young researchers currently undergoing postgraduate education or within three years thereafter. Grants for advanced researchers are worth up to CHF100,000 each for projects up to two years. Grants for young researchers are worth up to CHF30,000 each for projects lasting up to one year.
Closing date: 15 June 2017
Partner your antibodies – Bayer
This call supports the evaluation of an antibody or derivative and the promotion of its exploration for a potential new drug development. The call relates to novel antibodies in the fields of oncology, cardiology, kidney diseases, haemophilia as well as gynaecology and addressing a specific target or pathway. The central focus is bioactivity. Researchers from all over the world may apply. Financial support for research expenses and collaborative drug discovery opportunities are available.
Closing date: 30 June 2017
ECCO grants - European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation
The European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation invites applications for its grants. These promote innovative scientific research in the area of inflammatory bowel diseases in Europe. Research is usually undertaken at the applicant’s home institution. Applicants who are ECCO members may apply. Up to ten grants worth €40,000 each over one year are available.
Closing date: 1 September 2017
ECCO fellowship - European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation
The European Crohn's and Colitis Organisation fellowship aims to encourage young individuals in their career and to promote innovative scientific research in inflammatory bowel diseases in Europe. Applicants must not be more than 40 years old. They must have a hosting laboratory or department outside their own country which has accepted to host and supervise them and both the applicant and their hosts must be ECCO members. Two awards worth €60,000 each over one year are available.
Closing date: 1 September 2017
Science prize – Lush
Lush invites nominations for its science prize, which recognises work conducted on relevant toxicity pathways in order to replace animal testing. Research producing an effective non-animal safety test based on an approach other than toxicity pathways, where none existed before, may also be considered. Individuals, research teams and institutions worldwide are eligible. Only self-nominations on behalf of individuals or organisations are accepted. Priority will be given to teams or groups which deal exclusively with non-animal research. The prize is worth £50,000 and may be divided among several winners.
Closing date: 24 July 2017
Federal Funding agencies
Biological comparisons in patient-derived models of cancer (U01) - NIH: National Cancer Institute, US
This funding opportunity seeks applications that investigate similarities and differences in the underlying biological mechanisms that drive cancer phenotype and response to perturbations between two or more patient-derived models of cancer originating from a common patient sample. A major goal of this call is to stimulate research that will broaden our understanding of how key cancer biology features, processes and responses to perturbagens are influenced by the respective environments and growth conditions of specific patient-derived models of cancer platforms.
Closing dates: Letter of intent due 30 days prior to the application due date. Applications due September 6, 2017; March 7, 2018; September 6, 2018; March 6, 2019, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.
Innovative basic research on adducts in cancer risk identification and prevention (R01, R21) - NIH: National Cancer Institute, US and National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
This announcement encourages research focused on adducts to cellular macromolecules as indicators of exposures to cancer risk factors relevant to human populations. The priority is on projects that will focus on adductomic approaches and address some aspects of the totality of adducts. The ultimate goal is to discover and characterise the utility of adductomic-based exposure indicators for cancer detection, cancer prevention, and assessing cancer risks.
Closing dates: Letter of Intent due 30 days prior to Application Due Dates, which are July 11, 2017, November 21, 2017; July 11, 2018, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.
Global research awards for nicotine dependence - Pfizer, US
Pfizer invites proposals for Global Research Awards for Nicotine Dependence (GRAND) 2017. The overall mission of the GRAND program is to advance the pharmacological treatment of tobacco and nicotine dependence. The GRAND program will fund at least 5 grants of between US $50,000 and US $200,000 in value. Research projects should aim to provide information that could directly advance the use of pharmacotherapy for treating users of any nicotine or tobacco product in clinical practice.
Closing dates: Applications due July 3, 2017 by 11:59pm EDT in the US. This call is repeated once a year.
The Ramsay Awards 2017 – Solve ME/CFS Initiative
The Ramsay Award is a competitive program that awards grants for researchers with the strongest proposals to explore the dynamics of ME/CFS to understand the disease, leading to treatments and a cure. Each year awards range between $35,000 and $55,000 for a one-year period, with the possibility of renewal for projects yielding promising results. This Ramsay Award is a research grants competition in Basic, Preclinical, Clinical or Epidemiology Research open to investigators at any career stage.
Closing dates: Applications due by June 30th, 2017 5:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)
International guest scholarships - American College of Surgeons, US
These scholarships provide young scholars with an opportunity to visit clinical, teaching and research activities in North America and to attend and participate fully in the educational opportunities and activities of the American College of Surgeons clinical congress. The scholarships are offered to competent young surgeons from countries other than the US or Canada who have demonstrated strong interests in teaching and research and who have been in surgical practice, teaching or research for a minimum of one year at their intended permanent location. Each scholarship is worth US$10,000.
Closing dates: Completed applications for the International Guest Scholarships for the year 2018 and all of the supporting documentation must be received online prior to July 3, 2017. This call is repeated annually.
Short-term fellowships - Smithsonian Institution, US
The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute invites applications for its short-term fellowships. These enable graduate students to carry out short-term research projects in the topic areas of the STRI research under the supervision of staff scientists. Smaller projects that are part of a larger thesis or dissertation are encouraged and exceptional exploratory projects or pilot studies with well-defined goals and methods may also be considered. Fellowships provide a stipend to cover living expenses, worth US$800 per month, a research allowance worth up to US$2,000 and round-trip coach airfare. Projects have a maximum duration of three months.
Closing dates: Applications due July 15 or October 15, 2017.